WOP: 6 Greek municipalities. Series 1
June 13, 2014
This is series 1 of 2 for the 6 Greek Municipality involved in the WOP, which aims to maximize existing infraestructure
GENERAL WOP INFORMATION
January 03, 2012 - December 17, 2013
Was the code of conduct followed?
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
- Corporate social responsibility
- New opportunities/challenges for employees
- Solidarity principles
PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS
Total number of water operator professionals/staff involved in WOP (from all participating operators)
Estimate the person-days the mentor(s) invested in the WOP
Estimate the person-days the recipient(s) invested in the WOP
Other supporting organizations
Geosfaira S.A (Experts in GIS models)
TEC S.A. (Experts in financial analysis)
THEMES AND OBJECTIVES
- Asset management
- Energy efficiency
- Non Revenue Water (NRW) management
- Waste water collection and treatment
- Water quality management
Utilization of existing infrastructure, dimensioning of investments according to actual requirements, optimal management of scarce water resources.
What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
- Joint planning or work
- On the job training
- Site visits
Describe WOPs activities
Mentor-mentee site-visits following network research by the mentor, for on-site identification of operational problems and hands-on learning of operation practices. On-the-job training on how to better regulate PRVs, Float-valves, pump automation. Training for compliance to tech specifications on pipe installation
and meter installation. Training on simple operation changes that quickly improve water quality.
Which factors had a positive influence on the success of your WOP?
- Accurate identification of capacity needs
- Part of a national improvement process
- Relationship of individuals
Which factors impeded the success of your WOP?
- Lack of management commitment
- Not tied to ongoing processes