WOP: National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) & Yarra Valley Water

WOP: National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) & Yarra Valley Water

Guest   June 16, 2014  
 

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Operators are working to strengthen their capacity to continue to deliver effective services in a changing and increasingly uncertain environment while addressing climate change impacts, developing a toolkit on climate change adaptation for water operators deriving lessons and practical experiences generated from the WOP. In addition, a parallel objective focuses in ensuring adequate water supply as well, especially during the dry season and flood events.

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

January 01, 2014 - June 02, 2015
Was the code of conduct followed?
Yes link
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
Yes
Mentor motivations
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Solidarity principles
WOPs facilitator
Waterlinks

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

Other supporting organizations
GWOPA
Total cost of WOP ($)
40,000.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
  • Asset management
  • Public awareness and promotion of water services

Objectives
-To provide NWSDB the opportunity to observe best practices in climate change adaptation in order to achieve improved operational efficiencies in water service delivery
-To expose recipient to state of the art technologies being adapted by mentor which can be applied to NWSDB operations.
-To introduce recipients to the mentor’s different programs with emphasis on the focus areas of the twinning such as : disaster management; climate change; NRW; high performing business culture as well as meter and asset management.
- Greater understanding of two cultures and ongoing in kind support

WOPS ACTIVITIES

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
-Development of an emergency response plan for NWSDB to address potential issue of water supply contamination
-Integration of climate change in long term planning
-Implement NRW Management within CCA Framework
-Development of a high performance business culture in NWSD
-Development of a Meter Management Program
-Development of an Asset Management Plan for NWSDB

RESULTS

Describe the overall results
Build NWSDB's capacity towards climate change adaptation and implementing work plan

Which factors had a positive influence on the success of your WOP?
Accurate identification of capacity needs

Which factors impeded the success of your WOP?
Other

Attachments

  • File Description
    File Size
    File Type
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  • Previous report diagnosis for the WOP implementation
    506 KB
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  • Memorandum of understanding (in English)
    827 KB
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  • WOP National Water Sri Lanka & Yarra Valley - Presentation Third Global WOPs Congress
    725 KB
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