WOP: Vitens and Energy Water and Sanitation Authority

WOP: Vitens and Energy Water and Sanitation Authority

Nursiwan, SENursiwan, SE   December 14, 2013  
 

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The project will improve the utilization of the available urban and rural infrastructure by reducing NRW

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

April 01, 2013 - March 01, 2017
Was the code of conduct followed?
Yes link
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
Yes
Mentor motivations
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • New opportunities/challenges for employees
WOPs facilitator
Other

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

Other supporting organizations
Other local operator:
- Association of Private Operators of Water and Sanitation in Rwanda (FEPEAR)

Other supporting organizations:
- UNESCO-IHE
- PWN Aquanet

Financial partners:
- Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) /Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (60%)
- VEI (18%)
- EWSA (14%)
- FEPEAR (2%)
- PWN Aquanet (4%)
- UNESCO-IHE (1%)
Total cost of WOP ($)
5,900,800.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
  • Asset management
  • Billing and revenue collection
  • Customer relations
  • Energy efficiency
  • Expanding services to low income households
  • Non Revenue Water (NRW) management
  • Waste water collection and treatment

Objectives
The project has the following five objectives:
1) Non-Revenue Water reduction in one third of Kigali from 40% to 20%.
2) Increased chemical and energy efficiency of water production.
3) Increased access to peri-urban water services for 50,000 people.
4) Improve the sustainable functionality of rural water and sanitation infrastructure.
5) Institutionalize sustainable self-reliant capacity development, through establishing an internal EWSA training center and the education of four Rwandan MSc graduates at UNESCO-IHE.

WOPS ACTIVITIES

What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
  • Academic courses
  • Classroom training
  • Joint planning or work
  • On the job training
  • Site visits

RESULTS



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