Over the course of this work, BPD and WaterAid have read and re-read an extremely wide and wide-ranging set of materials that helped to influence our thinking and move us forward. Many of these will be listed on the website. For the purposes of drafting this particular document, the following sources have been directly quoted or used.

  1. Cardone R A (2006) Experiences with innovative financing: small town water supply and sanitation service delivery (Meeting development goals in small urban centres: water and sanitation in the world’s cities). UN-Habitat.
  2. Doe S (2003) Sustainability of community management in small towns: case studies from Ghana. Loughborough, UK: Ph.D thesis, Loughborough University.
  3. IDS (2010) An upside view of governance. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.
  4. IIED (2003) Rural-urban transformations and the links between urban and rural development, Environment and Urbanisation Brief No 7. London, UK: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).
  5. IWA (2009) Sanitation 21: Simple approaches to complex sanitation – a draft framework for analysis. London, UK: International Water Association.
  6. Mugabi J A (December 2006) Managing water services in small towns: challenges and reform issues for low-income countries. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, pp 187-192.
  7. Pilgrim N R (2007) Water working notes: principles of town water supply and sanitation, Part 1: water supply.Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Board of the Infrastructure Network, World Bank Group.