Rural WASH Sub-sectoral guidelines

A number of strategies have been developed to guide implementation and ensure sustainability. These include:

  • Participatory Health and Hygiene Education (PHHE) Guide and Tool Kit (1999)
  • Sanitation Focused PHHE Training of Trainers Guide (2013)
  • Community Based Management Guide (2005)
  • Village Based Consultative Inventory (VBCI) Enumerators Field Guide (2011)
  • Water and Sanitation Sector Coordination Mechanisms (2010)
  • National Definitions of Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (2011)
  • Zimbabwe Standard Specification for Development, Maintenance and Management of Ground Water Resources: Zimbabwe Standard ZWS678 (2013)
  • B-type Bush Pump Standard ZWS 881(2013)
  • Public Private Partnership Framework for the WASH sector (2016)
  • Protocol for the rehabilitation of piped water schemes (2016)
  • Sanitation and Hygiene Advocacy Strategy (2016)
  • WASH Sector Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning Framework (2016)
  • Water for Livelihoods (2010)
  • Zimbabwe Water and Sanitation Sector HIV/AIDS Response Programme, Strategies and Guidelines (2003)
  • District Project Management Handbook (revised 2005)
  • National Water and Sanitation Master Plan (1985)
  • Sustainability Strategy (1999)
  • National Climate Change Response Strategy (2016)
  • Technical Manuals for WASH
  • WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality SAZ guidelines for drinking water quality ??
  • Zimbabwe Cholera Control Guidelines, 3rd Edition (2009)


Water Resources Management

The sub-sector is guided by the following technical and strategic guidelines:

  • Zimbabwe Urban Water Tariff Study (2011)
  • Zimbabwe Standard Specification for Development, Maintenance and Management of Ground Water Resources: Zimbabwe Standard ZWS678 (2013)
  • WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality
  • WHO guidelines for wastewater??