WEDC The John Pickford Building
Loughborough University
Leicestershire LE11 3TU UK
+44 (0)1509 222885

Water, Engineering and Development Centre

Water supply and sanitation for disabled people and other vulnerable groups

WEDC staff involved

  • Bob Reed – Project Manager, technical adviser and researcher
  • Hazel Jones – Principal Researcher

Specific location

Loughborough University, UK; Dhaka, Tangail, Kustia, Bangladesh; Phnom Penh, Battambang, Kandal, Kampong Speu, Siem Reap and Kampong Thom Provinces, Cambodia; Kampala, Luweero, Masaka and Mubende Districts, Uganda


Research to improve knowledge and use of affordable aids, methodologies and approaches by water and sanitation service planners and providers, and by organisations and individuals who assist disabled people and their families in low-income communities of the south to maximise their access and use of the domestic water cycle.

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Department for International Development (DFID)

UK, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Uganda

Start date:
November 2001

End date:
March 2004


Contact us

For enquiries about WEDC, email:

Postal address:
The John Pickford Building
Loughborough University
Leicestershire LE11 3TU
United Kingdom

t: +44 (0)1509 222885
f: +44 (0)1509 211079

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