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Water Operators Partnerships - Case Study: Twinning Works for Water PNG
  • Water Operators Partnerships - Case Study: Twinning Works for Water PNG
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). July 2014
  • This study looks at the successes in twinning between Water PNG (Papua New Guinea) and Australia's Water Hunter utility. The study looks at the project through conception and implementation, noting the successes and challenges encountered under the titles: water quality: top priority; tackling non-revenue water; managing assets better; benefits of utility partnerships; master planning; and summarises with success factors in water utility twinning.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Oceania
  • Main themes: Nonrevenue water, Utility services, Water operators, Water quality, Water supply

Armenia: Fostering the Long-Term Financial Viability and Sustainability of the Armenian Water and Sewerage Company
  • Armenia: Fostering the Long-Term Financial Viability and Sustainability of the Armenian Water and Sewerage Company
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). March 2013
  • This paper outlines ADB"s interventions to improve water supply and sanitation services in Armenia. It also highlights the rationale behind the structure of a new tariff regime, which is aimed at fostering the long-term financial sustainability of the Armenian Water and Sewerage Company (AWSC), and summarizes main lessons learned.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia
  • Main themes: Financing, Nonrevenue water, Sanitation, Tariffs, Water supply

Reduction of Illegal Water. Volume 6
  • Reduction of Illegal Water. Volume 6
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). January 2013
  • This manual is part of a Utility Management Series for Small Towns. This manual covers all the different categories of illegal connections normally found in consumer premises and the procedures/guidelines for their investigations and identification. The manual is divided into four chapters: - Chapter one entails the background, rational, scope and objectives of the manual; - Chapter two discusses the operating procedures which is the main purpose of this manual; - Chapter three entails the key result areas and the performance indicators that help the manag...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Nonrevenue water, Water services, Water supply

Investing in Water Infrastructure: Capital, Operations and Maintenance
  • Investing in Water Infrastructure: Capital, Operations and Maintenance
  • World Bank. November 2012
  • This paper outlines the major challenges related to financing the gap in global water infrastructure, including those systems that provide urban and rural water supply, and sanitation and irrigation services. The paper synthesizes the extensive body of literature on this subject, providing some examples of historical trends and proposing a reform agenda to assist countries in weathering the current financial climate. Section 1 introduces the linkages between water infrastructure and growing global challenges, including food and energy security as well as cli...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Financing, Infrastructure, Investments, Nonrevenue water, Private sector participation (PSP), Public-private partnerships (PPP), Tariffs, Water operators, Water supply, Water User Associations

Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Cities in the Green Economy
  • Water and the Green Economy: Information Briefs. Water and Cities in the Green Economy
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). September 2011
  • For the purposes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", 3-5 October 2011, Zaragoza, Spain, the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools addressed by the conference. Transitioning to a green economy requires a shift from current practice. The UN-Water conference has identified four priority water-related issues where this change needs to take place: for cities, watersheds, agriculture and industries. Th...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa, Global
  • Main themes: Awareness raising, Economic instruments, Ecosystem services, Green economy, Nonrevenue water, Pollution, Poverty, Sustainable development, Urban areas, Urbanization, Utility services, Wastewater, Water governance, Water management

(The) IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Performance Blue Book. The International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities Databook
  • (The) IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Performance Blue Book. The International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities Databook
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). January 2011
  • The International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities (IBNET) provides a set of tools that allows water and sanitation utilities to measure their performance both against their own past performance and against the performance of similar utilities at the national, regional, and global levels. IBNET collects, analyzes, and provides access to information of more than 2,500 water and wastewater services providers from 110 countries around the world. The IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Performance Blue Book is designed to raise awareness of h...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa, Europe, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Fee collection, Information and data, Nonrevenue water, Public-private partnerships (PPP), Sanitation, Utility services, Water supply

The Impact of Water on the Poor
  • The Impact of Water on the Poor
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). January 2004
  • This summary report extracts key messages from an impact evaluation study (IES) on Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in Selected Developing Member Countries. The study focused on the level of improvement in water availability for different user groups, the economic and social impact of improved water availability on the poor, policies relating to tariffs, supply alternatives, and institutional arrangements, and solutions to common problems based on best practices.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia
  • Main themes: Cost recovery, Financing, Nonrevenue water, Poverty, Poverty reduction, Water conservation

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Published in 2015