Community Based Water Resource Management

The increased scarcity of water in dryland areas, typically caused by low or variable rainfall patterns and exacerbated by climatic change, population growth, changes in land use practices, environmental degradation and poor governance of WASH services. CBWRM is a water management and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) tool that uses community awareness of risk and traditional coping mechanisms to support local adaptation and recovery from shocks and trends in water supply.


Oxfam Introduction to Community-Based Water Resource Management: A Learning Companion

Minimum Requirements

WASH staff should: