With 2.1 billion people in the world lacking access to safely managed water services and significant investment
required to fill this gap, there is a major need for innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions in the water
Decentralized models are a growing trend. They have demonstrated their capacity to operate in underserved areas.
But a challenge often remains: the ability to reach scale.
This document highlights the key learnings of 1001fontaines in Cambodia in scaling and sustaining decentralized
water services at country level.
THE 1001FONTAINES SOLUTION: THE WATER KIOSK MODEL
For the past 15 years, 1001fontaines has pioneered and optimized a model called water kiosks, enabling the decentralized
production of safe drinking water in a sustainable manner. This solution has proven its impact on consumers’ health, its
cost-effectiveness, its resilience and its sustainability. Download: Factsheet-Sustainability-in-Cambodia