Susan Murcott’s research and action focus is on the global water crisis and innovative solutions for the 21st century. She has 20+ years of practical, field-based experience in water, sanitation, hygiene in developing countries, including the treatment and safe storage of household drinking water. Mentoring students and implementing innovative solutions in complex, low-income settings is essential to her research.
Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries
Design, Dissemination and Scale-up of Common Good Innovations in Developing Countries
Global Freshwater Crisis and Innovative 21st c. Solutions
Sustainable Development for Large Infrastructure Projects
Murcott, S. 2012. Arsenic Contamination in the World: An International Sourcebook. IWA Publishing. London. ISBN: 9781780400389.
Murcott SE, Dunn A, Harleman DRF. 2009. Wastewater Treatment for Agricultural Irrigation in Mexico. The Center for Strategic and International Studies and School of Advanced International Studies, Eds. In: Water and Agriculture: Implications for Development and Growth: Essays from Year of Water Conference. November 2009
Murcott, S. 2007. “Co-evolutionary Design for Development: Influences Shaping Engineering Design and Implementation in Nepal and the Global Village.” Journal of International Development. 19, 123-144 (2007) DOI: 10.1002/jid.1353
Murcott, S. 2006. “Implementation, Critical Factors and Challenges to Scale-Up of Household Drinking Water Treatment and Safe Storage Systems.” Background Paper on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS) for the Electronic Conference May 12-22, 2006 Hosted by US AID / Hygiene Improvement Project (HIP)