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Waterkeyn J., Waterkeyn A., Uwingabire F., Pantoglou J., Ntakarutimana A., Mbirira M., Katabarwa J., Bigirimana Z., Cairncross, S. and Carter R.C. (2020) The value of monitoring data in a process evaluation of hygiene behaviour change in Community Health Clubs to explain findings from a cluster-randomised controlled trial in Rwanda. BMC Public Health (2020) 20:98 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7991-7
Van der Byl W. and Carter R.C. (2018) An investigation of private operator models for the management of rural water supply in sub-Saharan Africa. Waterlines, 37:2, 155–174 http://dx.doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.18-00005
Bonsor H, MacDonald A, Casey V, Carter R, Wilson P (2018) The need for a standard approach to assessing the functionality of rural community water supplies. Hydrogeology Journal (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-017-1711-0
Oluwasanya G O and Carter R C (2017) Water safety planning for small water supply systems: the framework and control measures. Water Science & Technology: Water Supply,17.6, pp1524-1533.
Carter R C (2017) Can and should sanitation and hygiene programmes be expected to achieve health impacts? Waterlines, Vol. 36, No. 1: 92-103. http://www.developmentbookshelf.com/doi/10.3362/1756-3488.2017.005?ai=s3&ui=52s&af=T
Mark Zeitoun, Bruce Lankford, Tobias Krueger, Tim Forsyth, Richard Carter, Arjen Y. Hoekstra, Richard Taylor, Olli Varis, Frances Cleaver, Rutgerd Boelens, Larry Swatuk, David Tickner, Christopher A. Scott, Naho Mirumachi, Nathanial Matthews (2016) Reductionist and integrative research approaches to complex water security policy challenges. Global Environmental Change, Volume 39, July 2016, Pages 143–154, http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1T8jZ3Q8oPtUtz
Carter R C (2016) Water in development. Chapter 10 in Ainger C and Fenner R A (2016) Sustainable Water. Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Publishing.
Carter R C and Ross I (2016) Beyond ‘functionality’ of handpump supplied rural water services in developing countries. Waterlines Vol 34 No 4, ISSN: 0262-8104 (print) 1756-3488 http://www.developmentbookshelf.com/doi/pdf/10.3362/1756-3488.2016.008
Lapworth D J, Carter R C, Pedley S, MacDonald A M (2015) Threats to groundwater supplies from contamination in Sierra Leone, with special reference to Ebola care facilities. British Geological Survey Open Report, OR/15/009. 96pp.
Parker A H, Smith J A, Verdemato T, Cooke J, Webster J, Carter R C (2014) Menstrual management: a neglected aspect of hygiene interventions. Disaster Prevention and Management, Vol 23, No 4, pp437-454. DOI 10.1108/DPM-04-2013-0070.
Oates N, Ross I, Calow R, Carter R, Doczi J (2014) Adaptation to Climate Change in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene - assessing risks, appraising options in Africa, ODI Working Paper
Parker A, Cruddas P, Rowe N, Carter R C, Webster J (2012) Tank costs for domestic rainwater harvesting in East Africa. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Water Management, online December 2012, doi 10.1680/wama.11.00113
Oluwasanya G, Smith J and Carter R C (2011) Self supply systems: Urban dug wells in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 11.2, 172-178. IWA Publishing.
Carter R C, Danert K, Chilton J and Olschewski A (2010) Siting of Drilled Water Wells: a Guide for Project Managers. RWSN Field Note 2010-5, June 2010.
Danert K, Luutu A, Carter R C and Olschewski A (2010) Costing and Pricing: a Guide for Water Well Drilling Enterprises. RWSN Field Note 2010-6, June 2010.
Hunter P R, MacDonald A M, Carter R C (2010) Water Supply and Health. PLoS Med 7(11): e1000361 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000361
Parker, A H, Youlten, R, Dillon, M, Nussbaumer, T, Carter, R C, Tyrrel, S F, Webster, J (2010) An assessment of microbiological water quality of six water source categories in north-east Uganda. Journal of Water and Health, 08.3, pp550-560, 2010.
Carter, R C and Parker, A (2009) Climate change, population trends and groundwater in Africa. Hydrological Sciences Journal 54 (4), 676-689, August 2009.
Carter R.C. and Bevan J. (2008) Groundwater development for poverty alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa. in Adelana, S M A and MacDonald, A M (Eds) Applied Groundwater Studies in Africa. Selected papers on hydrogeology 13, International Association of Hydrogeologists, CRC Press.
Carter, R.C. (2007) Rapid assessment of groundwater opportunities for displaced and refugee populations. Waterlines Vol 26 No 1 pp2-4, July 2007.
Eilers, V.H.M., Carter, R.C. & Rushton K.R. (2007) A single layer soil water balance model for estimating deep drainage (potential recharge): an application to cropped land in semi-arid north-east Nigeria. Geoderma 140, 119-131.
Carter, R.C. (2006) Investigating options for self-help water supply: from field research to pilot interventions in Uganda. WSP Field Note, October 2006.
Carter, R.C. (2006) Ten-step guide towards cost-effective boreholes: case study of drilling costs in Ethiopia. WSP Field Note, October 2006.
Carter, R.C. (2006) What the Dickens can science and technology offer Africa? A tale of two villages in east Africa, Science in Parliament, 63, 1, 26-27.
Rushton, K.R., Eilers, V.H.M. and Carter, R.C. (2006) Improved soil moisture balance methodology for recharge estimation. Journal of Hydrology, 318, 379-399.
Carter, R.C., Mpalanyi, J.M. & Ssebalu, J. (2005) Self-help initiatives to improve water supplies in eastern and central Uganda, with an emphasis on shallow groundwater. WSP/RWSN/WaterAid
Trevett, A.F., Carter, R.C., and Tyrrel, S.F. (2005) The importance of domestic water quality management in the context of faecal - oral disease transmission. Journal of Water and Health, 03.3, 259-270.
Trevett, A.F., Carter, R.C., and Tyrrel, S.F. (2004). Mechanisms leading to post-supply water quality deterioration in rural Honduran communities: A case of contamination or bacterial growth? International Journal of Hygiene & Environmental Health, 208, 153-161.
Trevett, A.F., Carter, R.C., and Tyrrel, S.F. (2004). Water quality deterioration: A study of household drinking water quality in rural Honduras. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 14(4), 273-283 (August 2004).
Alhassan, A B, Carter, R C, and I Audu (2003) Agriculture in the oases of the Manga Grasslands of semi-arid north-east Nigeria: how sustainable is it? Outlook on Agriculture, 32, 3, 191-196.
Danert K, Carter R C, Rwamwanja R, Ssebalu J, Carr G, Kane D (2003) The private sector in water and sanitation services in Uganda: understanding the context and developing support strategies. Journal of International Development15, 1099-1114.
Carter, R.C. and Tyrrel, S.F. (2001) Groundwater: potential but not panacea. Waterlines, 20(2), p2.
Carter, R.C., Danert, K.D., Ball, P., Rwamwanja, R., and Ssebalu, J. (2001) Low Cost Water Well Drilling in Africa. Waterlines, 20(2), pp7-10.
Tyrrel, S.F., Carter, R.C. and Howsam, P. (2001) Iron in handpump water supplies – prevention or cure? Waterlines, 20(2), pp16-18.
Carter R C, Kay, M, and Weatherhead, E K (1999). Water losses in smallholder irrigation schemes. Agricultural Water Management, 40, 15-24.
Stephens, William, Hess, T. M., Carter, R. C. and Howsam, P. (eds) (1999). More for less: Better water management. Agricultural Water Management 40, 1-150.
Carter, R.C., Tyrrel, S. F., and Howsam, P (1999). Impact and sustainability of community water supply and sanitation programmes in developing countries. Journal of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management Vol 13 No 4 pp 292-296.
Carter, R.C. (1998). Prospects for sustainable water management policy in sub-Saharan Africa: with special reference to the north east arid zone of Nigeria. In: Vajpeyi, D., ed. Water Resource Management: a Comparative Perspective. Praeger Publishers, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881, USA. Chapter 7, 107-127.
Tyrrel, S.F., Carter, R.C., S Gardener & Howsam, P. (1998) Biological removal of iron from well-handpump water supplies. Waterlines, 16(4), 29-31.
Carter, R.C., Demessie, D. & Mehari, M. (1998) Not a numbers game - making policy for maximum impact and sustainability. Waterlines, 16(3), 21-23.
Carter, R.C. & Howsam, P. (1998) Water policy and policy implementation (editorial). Waterlines, 16(3), 2-3.
Pratt, N.D., Bird, A.C., Taylor, J.C. & Carter, R.C. (1997) Estimating areas of land under small scale irrigation using satellite imagery and ground data for a study area in north east Nigeria. Geographical Journal, 163(1), 65-77.
Howsam, P. & R.C. Carter (Eds) (1996). Water Policy: allocation and management in practice. Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Policy held at Cranfield University, 23-24 September 1996. E & F N Spon.
Carter, R.C., Tyrrel, S.F. & Howsam, P. (1996). Strategies for handpump water supply programmes in less-developed countries. Journal of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management 10(2), 130-136.
Carter, R.C. & Alkali, A.G. (1996). Shallow groundwater in the north east arid zone of Nigeria. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology 29, 341-355.
Dutta, S C & Carter R C (1995). A linear programming approach to optimize farm irrigation demand: some case studies in eastern England. Economic Affairs, 40(3), 135-145.
Carter, R.C. (1995). A policy framework for surface water and shallow groundwater allocation, with special reference to the Komadougou Yobe River Basin, northeast Nigeria. Public Administration and Development,15, 103-120.
Carter, R.C. (1995) Ground Water Recharge and Outflow Patterns in a Dunefield of North East Nigeria. In: A.G. Brown, ed. Geomorphology and Groundwater. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Chapter 9, 157-176.
Carter, R.C. & Howsam, P. (1994) Sustainable use of groundwater for small scale irrigation, with special reference to sub-Saharan Africa. Land Use Policy, 11(4), 275-285.
Carter, R.C. (1994). Agro-Pastoral Adaptation to Environmental Change in North East Nigeria: Groundwater Issues. Report for Cambridge University/ESRC Research Project (18pp).
Carter, R.C., Morgulis, E.D., Dottridge, J. & Agbo, J.U. (1994) Groundwater modelling with limited data: a case study in a semi-arid dunefield of northeast Nigeria. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology 27, S85-S94.
Carter, R.C. (1994) The Groundwater Hydrology of the Manga Grasslands, Northeast Nigeria: Importance to Agricultural Development Strategy for the Area. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology 27, S73-S83.
Carter, R.C., Tyrrel, S.F. & Howsam, P. (1993) Lessons learned from the UN Water Decade. Journal of the Institution of Water and Environmental Management, 7(6), 646-650.
Carter, R.C. (1993) Small scale irrigation: the need for thorough feasibility studies. Waterlines 12(1), 12-14.
Carter, R.C. & Weatherhead, E.K. (1992) Successful training. ODU Bulletin, 25, 4-6.
Carter, R.C. (1992) Small Scale Irrigation in Sub Saharan Africa: a Balanced View. In: Priorities for Water Resources Allocation and Management: proceedings of Natural Resources and Engineering Advisers Conference, ODA, Southampton, July 1992. 103-116
Carter, R.C. (1991). Groundwater Development for Small-Scale Irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa. ODI Network Paper, 5, 13-19.
Carter, R.C. (1991) The Design and Development of Small Scale Irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa. ODU Bulletin (quarterly bulletin of the Overseas Development Unit of Hydraulics Research Ltd, Wallingford), 22, 4-6.
Serrano, V.M.B.L. & Carter, R.C. (1991) Small Scale Irrigation in Angola: Potential and Promise. Outlook on Agriculture, 20(3), 175-181.
Carr, M.K.V. Leeds-Harrison, P.B. & Carter, R.C. (1990) Water Management. Outlook on Agriculture, 19(4), 229-235.
Carter, R.C., Brook, J.M. & Jewsbury, J.M. (1990) Assessing the Impact of Small Dams on Vector Borne Disease. Irrigation and Drainage Systems, 4, 1-16.
Carter, R.C. (1989) The Development of Small Scale Irrigation in Africa. Public Administration and Development, 9, 543-555.
Carter, R.C. (1989) The Juba Sugar Estate Management Game. Irrigation and Drainage Systems 3, 229-240.
Carter, R.C. (1989) (Editor & part author) NGO Casebook on Small Scale Irrigation in Africa. AGL Miscellaneous Papers, No 15, FAO, Rome (85pp).
Carter, R.C., Mason, D.J. & Kay, M.G. (1988) Manpower Planning for Irrigation. AGL Miscellaneous Papers, No 14, FAO, Rome (85pp).
Carter, R.C., May, M.G., Weatherhead, E.K. & Allen, M.P. (1987) Manpower and Training Needs for Irrigation in Africa, Chapter in FAO Irrigation and Drainage Paper No.42 Consultation on Irrigation in Africa, FAO, Rome.
Carter, R.C. & N Bradbury (1987). (Eds). Proposed Curriculum and Syllabus on Disease Vector Management in Water Resources Development Projects for Inclusion in Engineering Courses. Following an Informal Consultation at Silsoe College 1-5 September 1986. WHO Distr: General (e) VBC/87.1. 28pp.
Adams, W.M. & Carter, R.C. (1986) Small Scale Irrigation in Africa. Progress in Physical Geography, 11(1), 1-27.
Carter, R.C., Kay, M.G. & Carr, M.K.V. (1986) Manpower Planning for Irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Part 1, 80, 1279-1296.
Carter, R.C., Evans, D. & Carr, M.K.V. (1985) Water for Irrigation: the Principal Conclusions in Water for Irrigation, Special Issue of Irrigation News, 8, Summer 1985, UKIA.
Carter, R.C. (1985) Groundwater development using jetted boreholes. Waterlines, 3(3) January 1985.
Kay, M.G. & Carter, R.C. (1984) Health Hazards in Irrigation Development: a Strategy for Improvement. Outlook on Agriculture, 13(3): 125-129.
Carter, R.C. (1984) Irrigation and Infiltration. Irrigation News, 6, 35-38.
Carter, R.C., Carr, M.K.V. & Kay, M.G. (1983). Policies and prospects in Nigerian irrigation. Outlook on Agriculture, 12(3):75-76
Carter, R.C. (1982) Basic Hydraulics II: Design of Sprinkler Laterals. Irrigation News, 3, Summer 1982.
Carter, R.C. (1981) Basic Hydraulics I: Some Fundamental Principles. Irrigation News, 2, Autumn 1981, 24-28.
Conference papers and talks
Carter R C (2019) Keeping community-managed handpump systems going. All systems go! WASH systems symposium, The Hague, The Netherlands, 12-14 March 2019. https://www.ircwash.org/sites/default/files/084-201906carter-rc.pdf
Carter R C (2016) Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor. IAH / Geological Society Joint Conference, Birmingham UK, September 2016.
Oluwasanya G.O. and Carter R.C. (2016): Water safety planning for small water supply systems: The framework and control measures, Conference proceedings, IWA Global Water Safety Conference, 25th – 28th April, 2016, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.
Richard C Carter (2015) Long live the humble handpump. Presentation ID 168, Session S1.1a, 42nd Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, Rome, September 2015.
Ebola, water and waste in Sierra Leone. Presentation to Phase 4 medical students, King’s College School of Medicine as part of their Global Health and Tropical Health programme. Kings College London, 20th February 2015.
Ebola, water and wastes in Sierra Leone. Presentation to Derbyshire Geographical Association, University of Derby, 11th February 2015.
Unlocking the potential of groundwater for the poor. Presentation to conference “Management of Groundwater Resources for Irrigation and Co-users”, Irrigation and Water Forum, Institution of Civil Engineers, London, 7th November 2014
Hydrogeologists and water supply in Africa. Keynote presentation to International Association of Hydrogeologists 41st Congress, Marrakech, 15th – 19th September 2014
Groundwater research in the service of water supply practitioners. Presentation to Hydrogeologists Without Borders conference “What can hydrogeologists contribute to safe water supply and poverty reduction?”, Geological Society London, 5th June 2014
Water security and sustainability: three short case studies. Engineers Without Borders, Royal Academy of Engineering, London, 13th May 2014.
Carter R C (2012) Why do rural water points fail – and what can be done about it? Water Seminar at University College London, 6th February 2012.
Carter R C (2011) Closing plenary presentation A Vision for Rural Water Supplies, at RWSN 6th Forum, Myths of the past, visions for the future, Kampala, November 2011.
Carter R C (2011) Opening plenary presentation at RWSN 6th Forum, Myths of the past, visions for the future. Kampala, November 2011.
Carter, R C (2011) Getting systematic about supervision, Hydrogeology and Development, Darcy Lecture, 14th September 2011, London.
Carter R C (2011) Sustainability, water conservation, irrigation: trends and futures. Presentation at Oxfam Reflects, 30th August – 2nd September 2011, Oxford.
Carter R C (2011) Inspire and trouble us. Opening presentation at Oxfam Reflects, 30th August – 2nd September 2011, Oxford.
Carter R C (2011) Drawing the threads together - achieving sustainable services and behaviour changes. Closing plenary keynote, WASH Conference 16th – 20th May, Brisbane.
Carter R C (2011) Optimising community management of rural water services – setting the scene. WASH Conference 16th – 20th May, Brisbane.
Carter R C (2010) Large scale solutions to water scarcity. EPSRC Sandpit Water for All Grand Challenge, 29th November – 3rd December 2010
Carter R C (2010) Water security in low income countries and communities. Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum and Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum. Keynote Seminar: Water Security, 2nd November 2010.
Carter R C, Harvey E, Casey V (2010) User financing of rural handpump water services. IRC Symposium, Pumps, Pipes and Promises, 16th-18th November 2010 http://www.washcost.info/page/1066
Carter R C, Danert K, Harvey P (2010) Service delivery models: art or science? Keynote presentation at International Symposium on Sustainable Rural Water Services, Kampala, 13th-15th April, 2010.
Carter R C (2010) Groundwater in Africa: getting it flowing and keeping it going. Burdon Lecture, 9th March 2010, Dublin.
Carter R C (2009) Drilling cost estimation and cost saving analysis. National Workshop on Cost-effective Boreholes, Khartoum, 18-19 November 2009.
Danert, K; Carter, R C; Adekile, D; MacDonald, A; and Baumann, E (2009) Cost-Effective Boreholes in sub-Saharan Africa. 33rd WEDC International Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2009.
Carter, R C (2009) Navigating water futures in sub-Saharan Africa. Symposium and Distinguished Guest Lecture, Environmental Chemistry Group, Royal Society of Chemistry, 4th March 2009.
Carter, R.C. (2005) Groundwater, food production and livelihoods. Paper for conference on Groundwater and poverty reduction in Africa. IAH/Geol Soc Conference, Burlington House, London, June 2005.
Carter, R C (2002) Some thoughts on water, food security and investment. Paper for Royal Agricultural College workshop, “Why put your hand in your pocket again for Ethiopia?”, 2nd December, 2002.
Carter, R.C. & Alhassan, A.B. (1998) Groundwater, soils and development in the oases of the Manga Grasslands, northeast Nigeria. In: H. Wheater & C. Kirby eds. Hydrology in a Changing Environment: proceedings of British Hydrological Society International Symposium, July 1998, John Wiley & Sons.
Carter, R.C. (1998) Conflicts and risks in arid zone water development. Paper presented to Graduate Colloquium – Managing conflicts in water resources, Cranfield University, Silsoe, February 1998.
Carter, R.C. (1998) Case study presented to Workshop – Lessons learnt from NGO experiences in the water sector, WELL, London, January 1998.
Carter, R.C. (1997) Prospects for sustainable water management policy in sub-Saharan Africa: with special reference to the north east arid zone of Nigeria. Paper presented to Middle East and African Water Issues Seminar at School of Oriental and African Studies, November 1997.
Carter, R.C. Kay, M.G. & Weatherhead, E.K. (1997) Water losses in smallholder irrigation schemes. Paper presented to DFID/NRI workshop – More from less: better water management, Cranfield University, Silsoe, September, 1997.
Carter, R.C. (1997) Impact and sustainability of community water supply and sanitation programmes in developing countries. Paper presented to Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, East Anglian Branch Meeting, Wednesday 5 March, 1997, Bury St Edmunds.
Carter, R.C. (1997) International trends and donor perspectives on farmer participation in irrigation. In: M.M. Alam, M. Bhutta, D. Hassan & D. Sutherland, eds. Developing guidelines for technology transfer/farmers participation in irrigation & drainage & associated rural development: proceedings of Workshop, Lahore, October 1997, 7-12.
Carter, R.C., Tyrrel, S.F. & Howsam, P. (1996) Effective and Transparent Strategies for Community Water Supply Programmes in Developing Countries. In: P. Howsam, and R.C. Carter, eds. Water Policy: Allocation and Management in Practice. E&F N Spon, 162-168.
Carter, R.C. (1995) Water Pumping - the Options. Paper presented to British Wind Energy Association / Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Workshop on Technology and Implementation Issues relating to renewable energy systems in developing countries, June 1995.
Carter, R.C. (1992) Small Scale Irrigation in Sub Saharan Africa: a Balanced View. In: Priorities for Water Resources Allocation and Management: proceedings of Natural Resources and Engineering Advisers Conference, ODA, Southampton, July 1992. 103-116.
Carter, R.C. & A G Alkali (1991) Groundwater Recharge Research in North East Arid Zone of Nigeria. Paper presented to UK Working Group on Small Scale Irrigation, Southampton University, March 1991.
Carter, R.C., Burton, M.A., Smout, I. & Adams, W.M. (1990) Training as an External Support to Irrigation Development in sub-Saharan Africa. In: Managed Irrigation Schemes in sub-Saharan Africa: proceedings of International Workshop on Design for Sustainable Farmer. Wageningen Agricultural University 5-8 February, 1990.
Carter, R.C. (1989). Improving the Performance of Public Irrigation Schemes through Manpower Planning and Structured Training Programmes. In: Irrigation Theory and Practice: proceedings of International Conference, Southampton University 12-15 September 1989, 883-889.
Carter, R.C., Brook, J.M. & Jewsbury, J.M. (1989) Evaluating the Health Impact of Irrigation Reservoirs. In: Irrigation Theory and Practice: proceedings of International Conference, Southampton University 12-15 September 1989, 260-270.
Carter, R.C. (1988) Groundwater Development for Small Scale Irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa. Paper presented to Hydrogeological Group Meeting of Geological Society of London, "Groundwater and Irrigation", April 1988.
Carter, R.C. (1986) Proposed Curriculum on Disease Vector Management in Water Resource Development Projects for Inclusion in Engineering Courses. Paper INF/CON/CUR/Eng.07 and Syllabus on Disease Vector Management in Water Resource Development Projects, for Inclusion in Engineering Courses, WHO September 1986. (ed Carter, R.C.).
Carter, R.C. (1986) The Role and Responsibilities of the Training Institutions for Training Engineers in the Promotion of Environmental Management through Engineering Methods for Disease Vector Control. Paper INF/CON/CUR/Eng.06 in Informal Consultation for the Development of a Curriculum and Syllabus on Disease Vector Management in Water Resource Development Projects, for Inclusion in Engineering Courses, WHO September 1986. (ed Carter, R.C.).
Kenyon, A. & Carter, R.C. (1986) The Juba Sugar Estate Game. Paper presented to Workshop on Simulation Exercises for Post Experience Training of Irrigation Managers, Wye College, May 1986.
Carter, R.C. & Kay, M.G. (1984) Appraisal of Small Scale Irrigation Development. In: Smallholder Irrigation: proceedings of African Regional Symposium, Harare, September 1984. Overseas Development Unit, Hydraulics Research Ltd., 369-378.
Carter, R.C. (1984) Groundwater Retrieval and Delivery for Small Scale Irrigation in Northern Nigeria. Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme. Report of 2nd Fadama Seminar, March 1984, 19-38.
Carter, R.C., Carr, M.K.V., Kay, M.G. & Wright, T.L. (1983) Irrigation manpower planning with special reference to Nigeria. In: W.M. Adams & A.T. Grove, eds. Irrigation in Tropical Africa, Problems and Problem Solving. Cambridge African Monograph 3, 40-49.
Carter, R.C. & Kay, M.G. (1982). An approach to reducing health hazards in water resource development projects. Paper to Seminar on Water Technology towards Rural Development held at Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (UPM/UNESCO/FEISEAP), January 19-22, 1982, 378-391.
Kay, M.G. & Carter, R.C. (1981). Cost Aspects of Incorporating Environmental Management Measures for Vector Control in Development Projects. Paper for joint WHO/FAO/UNEP Panel of Experts on Environmental Management for Vector Control. Geneva 22-29 September 1981.
Kay, M.G. & Carter, R.C. (1981) Health Implications of Water Resource Development Projects. Paper for joint WHO/FAO/UNEP Panel of Experts on Environmental Management for Vector Control. Geneva 22-29 September 1981.
Carter, R.C. (1981) Learning from Irrigation Experience in Nigeria. Paper presented to International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID). Weekend Conference 4-6 April, 1981, University of Southampton.
Carter R C (2020) Healthy planet, healthy people. Waterlines 39(4) pp238-239. https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2020.39-4ED
Carter R C (2020) In a time of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter Waterlines 39(2&3) pp100–101. https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2020.39-2-3ED
Carter R C Bridging the funding gap in rural community water services. Waterlines 39(1) pp. 1–2
Carter R C (2019) Tuesday is a special day ... Waterlines 38(4) pp. 247–248 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2019.38-4ED
Carter R C, Cavill S, Colin J, Waterkeyn A (2019) Doing WASH well – a set of principles for implementing agencies and their evaluators. Waterlines 38(3) pp147-153. https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2019.38-3ED
Carter R C (2019) Leave no-one behind in rural water services. Waterlines 38(2) pp69-70. https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2019.38-2ED
Carter R C (2019) Time to take professionalism seriously in the pursuit of Sustainable Development Goal 6. Waterlines 38(1) pp1-2 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2019.38-1ED
Carter R C (2018) WASH evidence – linking research and practice. Waterlines 37(4) pp248-251. https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2018.37-4ED
Carter R C (2018) Why it’s not enough for local governments and NGOs to simply serve more people. Waterlines 37(3) pp175-176. https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2018.37-3ED
Carter R C (2018) Reflecting, listening, and doing better. Waterlines 37(2) pp96-98. https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2018.37-2ED
Hutchins P, Carter R C (2018) Setting SDG ambitious in a realistic time-scale https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2018.37-1ED
Carter R C (2017) Feeling our way forward. Waterlines Vol 36 No 4 pp 265-66 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2017.36-4ED
Carter R C (2017) Editorial: What works? And how can we know? Waterlines Vol 36 No 3 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2017.36-2-01
Carter R C (2017) Editorial: Why partial solutions may not be solutions at all. Waterlines Vol 36 No 2 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2017.36-2-01
Carter R C (2017) Editorial: January 2017: one year and counting. Waterlines Vol 36 No 1 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2017.001
Carter R C (2016) Editorial: Serving the urban poor. Waterlines Vol 35 No 4 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2016.030
Carter R C (2016) Editorial: No shame in bodily functions. Waterlines Vol 35 No 3 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2016.017
Carter R C (2016) Editorial: Something new? Or something better? Waterlines Vol 35 No 2 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2016.010
Carter R C (2015) Editorial: What does it take to change behaviour? Waterlines Vol 34 No 4 https://doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2015.026
Carter R C (2015) Editorial: reaching the last 2.5 billion with adequate sanitation. Waterlines Vol 34 No 3 http://dx.doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2015.019
Carter R C (2015) Editorial; seeking and using informed common sense. Waterlines Vol 34 No 2 http://dx.doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.2015.011
Carter R C (2014) Editorial: Rainwater Harvesting. Waterlines Vol 33, No 2 April 2014.
Carter R C (2013) Editorial: What happens when the pit latrine is full? Waterlines Vol 32, No 3 July 2013.
Carter R C (2013) Editorial: Business as usual will not do … but there are alternatives. Waterlines Vol 32, No 2 April 2013.
Carter R C (2013) Editorial: Researching ‘how’ rather than ‘why’. Waterlines Vol 32, No 1 January 2013.
Carter R C (2012) Editorial: Monitoring and mapping of water supply and sanitation services. Waterlines Vol 31, No 4 October 2012.
Carter R C (2012) Editorial: Rural Water Supply. Waterlines Vol 31, No 3 July 2012.
Carter R C (2012) Editorial: Water, sanitation and hygiene in humanitarian situations. Waterlines Vol 31, No 1/2 January/April 2012.
Carter R C (2011) Editorial: Thirtieth Anniversary Edition. Waterlines Vol 30, No 3 October 2011.
Carter R C (2011) Editorial: Water Safety Plans. Waterlines Vol 30, No 3 July 2011.
Carter R C (2011) Editorial: Non-theme issue. Waterlines Vol 30, No 2 April 2011.
Carter R C (2011) Editorial: Market-based Approaches. Waterlines Vol 30, No 1 Jan 2011.
Carter R C (2010) Editorial: Hygiene Promotion. Waterlines Vol 29, No 4 October 2010.
Carter R C (2010) Editorial: Challenging Environments. Waterlines Vol 29, No 3 July 2010.
Carter R C (2010) Editorial: Water Security. Waterlines Vol 29, No 2 April 2010.
Carter R C (2010) Editorial: Multiple-use water services. Waterlines Vol 29, No 1 January 2010.
Carter R C (2009) Editorial: Sustainable sanitation. Waterlines Vol 28, No 4 July 2009.
Carter R C (2009) Editorial: Climate change adaptation. Waterlines Vol 28, No 3 July 2009.
Carter R C (2009) Editorial: Technologies for water supply. Waterlines Vol 28, No 2 April 2009.
Carter R C (2009) Editorial: Integrated water resources management. Waterlines Vol 28, No 1 Jan 2009.
Carter R C (2008) Editorial: Private sector involvement at the local level. Waterlines Vol 27, No 4 Oct 2008.
Carter R C (2008) Editorial: South Asian sanitation. Waterlines Vol 27, No 3 July 2008.
Carter R C (2008) Editorial: Knowledge sharing. Waterlines Vol 27, No 2 April 2008.
Carter R C (2008) Editorial: Where are we with sanitation? Waterlines Vol 27, No 1 July 2008.
Carter, R C and Danert K (2003) The private sector and water and sanitation services – policy and poverty issues. Editorial. Journal of International Development, 15, 1067-1072.
Carter, R.C. & Howsam, P. (1998) Editorial: Water policy and policy implementation. Waterlines, Vol 16, No. 3, Jan 1998.