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Mohebbi M, Yunesian M, Nadafi K. Views and Challenges of Water Distributing in Rural Area - A Delphi study. irje. 2008; 4 (2) :51-56
URL: http://irje.tums.ac.ir/article-1-145-en.html

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Abstract:   (8739 Views)
Background and objectives: The scattered state of villages both from their geographic aspect and the distance between residential units within a single village has made the task of supply, distribution and monitoring the quality of water a difficult one. Ideas of experienced people in the field of rural water quality control, has been obtained to reach gain a view on existing difficulties in supplying safe water to villages and the ways to overcome them.
Methods: Using a three-iteration Delphi procedure, consensus was built and measured among eleven managers and experts of rural water quality control. Given the large number of opinions and views ,the problems were discussed and were given priority according to the alphabetical order of the names of the participants.
 Results: The difficulties were summarized as of being, the main source of water supply, economic, human resources , facilities, cultural and extra organization issues.
Conclusion: The cooperation rate was 100% in this study and most of the problems were concerning no credible financial support in supplying of costs for the maintenance facilities, upkeep of networks and the incorrect choice made in selecting of the water resource. We can overcome to these problems by implementing reforms, teaching, retraining, constant supervision and efficient management of the working staff , supervision of special operations projects including mending of breaks in pipelines and thus could lead to a more efficient distribution to the villages on time.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2008/03/16 | Accepted: 2008/09/27 | Published: 2013/09/18

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