WaSHMIS (Water Sanitation Hygiene Management Information System) is a system for monitoring and managing Non Revenue Water (NRW).
WaSHMIS (Water Sanitation Hygiene Management Information System) is scalable, interoperable system for monitoring and managing Non Revenue Water (NRW). It works with remote monitoring data (flow, pressure, level) and billing data to calculate water balance at zonal levels and thereafter linking the output with a central asset database (GIS).
Primary competitors in Kenya include various GIS tools.
Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation.
Water Service Providers (WSPs) in Kenya
- Kericho Water & Sanitation Company Limited (KEWASCO)
- Murang’a Water and Sanitation Company Limited (MUWASCO)
- Naivasha Water, Sewerage and Sanitation Company
- Nakuru Rural Water and Sanitation Company Limited (NARUWASCO)
- Water Sector Trust Fund (WSTF)
- Mobitech Water Solutions
Type of visuals supported (maps, charts, heat maps, layers, other)
Resource management, M&E, survey for project manegement (baseline, midline, and endline), household surveys for Health, Ag, financial inclusion, water, education,other, academic research survey, impact evaluations, market research, other (specify)
Specify the type of data collected by this service [Text, Numbers, Multimedia (Photos, video, audio, etc), Location, Other]
Mobile app data collection, remote sensing, government census data, etc.
Is the data from this application available?
Supported formats (JSON, XLS, CSV, KML, XML, other)
Telecommunication service required for the product/service to work (Mobile data, SMS, voice, Internet, Other)
Devices required for the product/service to work. (smartphone ,feature phone, computer, tablet, other [specify])
Water Sanitation Hygiene Management Information System (WaSHMIS) is a set of integrated products for monitoring and managing Non Revenue Water (NRW). It consists of sensors to acquire and transmit data, server based processing and storage of data and a web portal facilitating visualization of data streams in real time.
More information is collected through Customer Identification Surveys and is used to map water usage, and this is integrated with the metering information which can be used to show usage patterns, leak detection and reduce Non revenue Water.
The platform has been tested in Kericho County in western Kenya2
Customer Data Collection in the field requires a smartphone.
Wester, M., Marty, M., 2017, ‘Is There an App for That?’ Tapping into Mobile Technology to Facilitate Urban Climate Change Resilience in Nairobi. Lund University Libraries.
The product is evaluated for the detection of water losses and identification of non revenue water.
GSMA (2017): Mobile for Development Utilities Programme. Catalogue of Grantees.
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