WOP: Vitens and Energy Water and Sanitation Authority
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?
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
- Corporate social responsibility
- New opportunities/challenges for employees
PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS
Other supporting organizations
Other local operator:
- Association of Private Operators of Water and Sanitation in Rwanda (FEPEAR)
Other supporting organizations:
- PWN Aquanet
- 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 ($)
THEMES AND OBJECTIVES
- 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
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.
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