WOP: Vitens and eThekwini Water & Sanitation Services

WOP: Vitens and eThekwini Water & Sanitation Services

Nursiwan, SENursiwan, SE   December 17, 2013  
 

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This joint effort serves the growth and development of the Southern African water supply and sanitation market by demonstrating innovative (Dutch) technology and expertise

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

April 01, 2012 - April 01, 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 supporting organizations:
- Your Man on Site (YMoS)
- World Waternet (WWN)
- World Water Academy (WWA)

Financial partners:
- The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pretoria (53.3%)
- Center of Expertise (11.3%)
- Vitens Evides International (3.8%)
- eThekwini water and sanitation (EWS) (29.5%)
- Wereld Waternet (0.13%)
- Wateropleidingen (0.37 %)
- Your Man on Site (YMoS) (2.1 %)
Total cost of WOP ($)
2,613,980.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

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

Please specify other theme(s)
Water Technology

Objectives
The Centre of Expertise aims both to satisfy demands for expertise of Southern African water supply and sanitation utilities, while at the same time facilitating market access for innovative solutions to the problems of the Water Supply and Sanitation sector. More specific objectives are the following:
1. The improvement of performance of the Southern African water and sanitation utilities.
2. The increased access to the Southern African market by the Dutch water and sanitation sector.
3. A financially sustainable Centre of Expertise

WOPS ACTIVITIES

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

RESULTS



BEWOP

GWCen