Learning Repository

Explore the Water Resilience Hub’s curated tools and resources by target audience, thematic area, or material type.

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Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) Dashboard

by ADB


AWDO is ADB's flagship water publication. The AWDO Dashboard is an interactive platfoemd for the visualization of five key dimensions to quantify water security in Asia and the Pacific. 

City Service Delivery Assessment for Citywide Inclusive Sanitation - Tool and User Guide

by Inclusive sanitation in Practice, 2019


The City Service Delivery Assessment (CSDA) complements the Shit Flow Diagrams to assess why the situation is as it is. It provides a process for working with stakeholders to assess the enabling environment for citywide inclusive sanitation and to present the results in a simple and accessible way. The CSDA User Guide explains how the CSDA tool works and provides recommendations on how to use it with stakeholders.

City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation Services Assessment and Planning (CWIS SAP) Tool

by Athena Infonomics, in collaboration with Eastern and Southern Africa Water and Sanitation Regulators Association and Aguaconsult


The CWIS SAP tool helps decision-makers compare the outcomes of different sanitation interventions or investments. The tool analyzes and illustrates how each proposed intervention is likely to affect the equity, financial sustainability and safety of sanitation services in an urban area. The CWIS SAP tool is designed in collaboration with regulators and service providers to assist in evaluating a variety of options and prioritizing those that cost-effectively and equitably expand access to safely managed sanitation

Community-Led Urban Environmental Sanitation Planning (CLUES)

by Eawag-Sandec, UN-Habitat, Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council


The CLUES approach presents comprehensive guidelines for the planning and implementation of environmental sanitation infrastructure and services in disenfranchised urban and peri-urban communities. The planning approach builds on a framework which balances the needs of people with those of the environment to support human dignity and a healthy life. CLUES is a multi-sector and multi-actor approach accounting for water supply, sanitation, solid waste management and storm drainage. It emphasizes the participation of all stakeholders from an early stage in the planning process. CLUES contains 30 different tools to support the environmental sanitation planning processes at the local level.


by Liemberger & Partners GmbH


EasyCalc helps water utilities and consultants properly apply the IWA Water Loss Specialist Group Methodology. During the last 10 years it has become the preferred NRW analysis tool for water utilities around the world.

Sanitation 21

by International Water Association (IWA)


Sanitation 21 presents a planning framework for improving city-wide inclusive sanitation services based on international best practices. Initially developed in 2006, this updated version builds on recent experiences where good planning has formed an integral part of achieving improvements in urban sanitation. The document sets out key principles and process guidelines to help city stakeholders develop appropriate and affordable solutions to sanitation problems, taking into account technology issues, management arrangements, institutional challenges and demands for improvement from different stakeholders.

Sanitation Safety Planning (SSP)

by World Health Organization


SP is a step-by-step, risk-based approach to assist in the implementation of local risk assessment and management for the sanitation service chain—from containment through conveyance, treatment and end-use, to disposal. SSP supports the implementation of the WHO Guidelines on Sanitation and Health and the WHO Guidelines for Safe Use of Wastewater, Excreta and Greywater.

Shit Flow Diagram

by SuSAnA


The SFD is a diagnostic tool that helps to identify the aspects of sanition and FSM service delivery where improvements are needed.

UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) Data Portal

by UN-Water


GLAAS provides policy- and decision-makers at all levels with reliable, easily accessible, comprehensive data on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems, including on governance, monitoring, human resources and finance. GLAAS monitors elements of WASH systems that are required to sustain and extend WASH services and systems to all, and especially to the most vulnerable population groups.

Utility Management Simulation Game



The Utility Management Simulation Game (UMSG) has been designed as a learning tool to develop awareness and knowledge of the processes of strategic planning within utilities.