Progress in Household Water Insecurity Experiences 3: Emergent Themes

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Water Resources Specialty Group
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Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 1:10 PM / 2:50 PM
Room: Balcony A, Marriott, Mezzanine Level
Organizers: Wendy Jepson
Chairs: Sera Young


This session highlights progress in research that addresses the multi-faceted dimensions of water insecurity experiences at the household scale. This is the third of several sessions that emphasizes emergent themes in this interdisciplinary communities of practice. This session will focus on a broad range of topics that intersect with household water insecurity research.

This paper session is part of a larger set of activities during the AAG to broaden participation and engagement with the recently NSF-funded Household Water Insecurity Experiences Research Coordination Network (HWISE RCN). For more information on the HWISE RCN, please check out the website


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Cecilia Alda Vidal*, University of Manchester, Alison Browne, University of Manchester, Gendered experiences of household water insecurity: practicing menstrual hygiene in the Low Income Areas of Lilongwe, Malawi 20 1:10 PM
Presenter Yihenew Tesfaye*, Oregon State University, Roza Abesha Feyisa, Independent Researcher , Mulat Woreta, Emory Ethiopia , Matthew C. Freeman, Emory University , Kenneth Maes, Oregon State University, A critical ethnographic analysis of women’s demands for water amidst chronic water insecurity and hygiene behavior-change interventions in rural Amhara, Ethiopia 20 1:30 PM
Presenter Andrea Beck*, MIT, Water Operator Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities for Improving Utility Performance and Household Access 20 1:50 PM
Presenter Claudia Diaz-Combs*, Syracuse University, Microbial and Trace Metal Analysis of Drinking Water in Lago Agrio, Ecuador 20 2:10 PM
Presenter Cassandra Workman*, North Carolina State University, Towards a comprehensive geography of sanitation: Using mixed-methods to explore place-making in Morogoro, Tanzania. 20 2:30 PM

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