WOP: National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) & Yarra Valley Water
June 16, 2014
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?
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
- Corporate social responsibility
- Solidarity principles
PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS
Other supporting organizations
Total cost of WOP ($)
THEMES AND OBJECTIVES
- Asset management
- Public awareness and promotion of water services
-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
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
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?