WOP: Vitens and Addis Adaba Water and Sewarage Autority
The partnership will introduce and implement this comprehensive water chain approach
GENERAL WOP INFORMATION
April 01, 2013 - March 31, 2018
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 operators:
- Adama Water Service and Sewerage Enterprise (AWSSE) (recipient)
Supporting organizations :
- Oromia Water, Mineral and Energy Bureau (OWMEB) (recipient)
- Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI) (recipient)
- MetaMeta (mentor)
- National Institute of Public Health and Environment (RIVM) (mentor)
- Waterboard Vallei & Veluwe (mentor)
- Waterboard Zuiderzeeland (mentor)
- Vitens Evides International (17%)
- MetaMeta (3%)
- Waterboard Zuiderzeeland (1%)
- Waterboard Vallei & Veluwe (1%)
- National institute of Public Health and Environment (3%)
- Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority (AAWSA) (4%)
- Adama Town Water Supply and Sewerage Enterprise (11%)
- Sustainable Water Fund (FDW)/Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (60%)
Total cost of WOP ($)
THEMES AND OBJECTIVES
- Asset management
- Billing and revenue collection
- Business planning and financial management
- Customer relations
- Energy efficiency
- Expanding services to low income households
- Public awareness and promotion of water services
- Waste water collection and treatment
- Water quality management
The project aims to ensure safe and reliable access to water as well as the improvement of sanitation services to reduce waterborne diseases. Furthermore, it aims to contribute to the government’s effort to realize sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation, and focuses on enhancing self-reliance of water and sanitation of service providers.
The project’s target and activities are the following:
1) Establishing a framework for integrated water resources protection & water quality monitoring and improved control of waste water discharge with a special focus on the larger area of the Upper Awash River.
2) Reduction of sedimentation (50%) in catchment reservoirs around Addis Ababa and improved sanitation for 25,000 people in the buffer zone around the reservoirs of Addis Ababa.
3) Implementing water safety plans and performance improvement plans at Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority (AAWSA).
4) Realizing Non Revenue Water reduction for the improvement of water supply and water safety in Addis Ababa.
5) Implementing water safety plans, as well as an emergency programme for improved water supply in Adama.
6) Realizing an innovative catchment and WSP approach in the process of up-scaling. A precondition for this result is the approval of a business plan by Agency NL.
What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
- Classroom training
- Joint planning or work
- On the job training
- Site visits
- Study tours