mw4d is a research initiative based at the University of Oxford. mw4d seeks to design and test mobile communications technologies within the water sector, with the aim of improving water security and reducing poverty in the developing world.
Apr 2013: New report on mobile payment innovations for urban water service delivery available here
Feb 2013: Updated list of mobile water payment deployments now available here
Jan 2013: Smart Handpumps featured in The Guardian's 12 days of innovation
Oct 2012: Smart Handpumps project featured on BBC's Click programme - see the clip here
Sep 2012: Paper on Reducing Risks to Rural Water Security in Africa in Ambio
Jun 2012: Smart Handpumps project featured on BBC News
May 2012: Paper on Waterpoint Data Transmitter published in Journal of Hydroinformatics