WOP: Vitens and Nakuru Water & Sanitation Services Company Ltd

WOP: Vitens and Nakuru Water & Sanitation Services Company Ltd

Nursiwan, SENursiwan, SE   December 18, 2013  
 

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This Partnerships aims to build capacity in the field of sustainable development and maintenance of water infrastructure in both towns.

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

January 01, 2012 - December 31, 2016
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
  • Solidarity principles
WOPs facilitator
Other

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

Other supporting organizations
Other local operators:
- Kisumu Water and Sewerage Company (KIWASCO) (recipient)
- Rift Valley Water Services Board (RVWSB) (recipient)
- Lake Victoria South Water Services Board (LVSWSB) (recipient)

Implementing partner:
- Waterboard De Stichtse Rijnlanden (HDSR)

Supporting organizations:
- SNV Netherlands Development Organization
- Sustainable Aid in Africa International (SANA)

Financial partners:
- ACP-EU Water Facility (73%)
- VEI (16%)
- HDSR (1.4%)
- LVSWSB (3.8%)
- RVWSB (3.8%)
- SNV Netherlands Development Organization (1.5%)
Total cost of WOP ($)
1,839,170.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
  • Asset management
  • Non Revenue Water (NRW) management
  • Waste water collection and treatment

Objectives
The project objectives are the following:
1) Increase the access to water supply and sanitation services for the urban poor in Nakuru and Kisumu.
2) Reduction of Non-Revenue Water.
3) Strengthening NAWASSCO/Rift Valley Water Services Board (Nakuru) and KIWASCO/Lake Victoria North Water Services Board (Kisumu) capacity in sustainable development, operation and maintenance (O&M) of water and sanitation infrastructure (25% increase in ‘O&M Cost Coverage’ levels).
4) Scaling-up best practices in Non Revenue Water reduction to 17 ‘peer’ Water Services Providers (WSP) through the Rift Valley and Lake Victoria South Water Services Boards (District metering/Caretaker Approach applied by peer WSP’s in designated zones with WSB and DWO investment funding for consumer/district/consumer meters).

WOPS ACTIVITIES

What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
  • Classroom training
  • Joint planning or work
  • On the job training
  • Study tours

RESULTS



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