WOP: Vitens and Oromia Water Mineral and Energy Bureau

WOP: Vitens and Oromia Water Mineral and Energy Bureau

Nursiwan, SENursiwan, SE   December 18, 2013  
 

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This project aims to improve the capacity of stakeholders in Oromia Regional State for sustainable water

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

March 02, 2012 - March 02, 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:
- Adama Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise (TWSSSE) (recipient)
- Bishoftu Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise (TWSSSE) (recipient)

Implementing partners:
- Waterboard Vallei & Eem
- Waterboard Zuiderzeeland

Supporting partners:
- Adama University (AU)

Associate partners:
- Adama City Administration Women and Children Affairs (ACAWCA)
- Bishoftu City Administration Women and Children Affairs (BCAWCA)

Financial partners:
- ACP-EU Water Facility (73%)
- VEI (21%)
- Waterboard Vallei en Eem (4%)
- Waterboard Zuiderzeeland (2%)
Total cost of WOP ($)
1,675,470.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
  • Asset management
  • Billing and revenue collection
  • Energy efficiency
  • Non Revenue Water (NRW) management
  • Waste water collection and treatment

Objectives
The project objectives are the following:
1) To improve project management capacity of the Oromia water, Mineral and Engery Bureau (OWMEB) for sustainable water and sanitation infrastructure development and water resources protection in the Oromia Region.
2) To improve management capacity for operation and maintenance of water and sanitation infrastructure in Adama and Bishoftu and sharing of ‘Best Practices’ with other towns in the Oromia region.

WOPS ACTIVITIES

What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
  • Classroom training
  • On the job training

RESULTS



BEWOP

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