Public-Private Partnerships for Urban Water Utilities : A Review of Experiences in Developing Countries

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Pub. Date: 2009-09-15
Publisher(s): World Bank
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This study provides objective information and analysis on the performance of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) projects in urban water supply and sanitation in developing countries. it reviews the spread of urban water PPP projects during the past 15 years, and assesses whether and how they have helped to improve services and expand access For The populations concerned.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
About the Authorp. xv
Abbreviationsp. xvi
Overviewp. 1
Growth of Water PPPs since 1990p. 2
Performance of Water PPP Projectsp. 2
Key Fingingp. 6
Look Forewordp. 8
Toward a More Balanced Debatep. 10
Introductionp. 13
Evolution of Water PPPs in Developing Countriesp. 17
The water sector in the 1990sp. 18
Private Financing of water Infrastructurep. 19
Evolution of Water PPP Market since 1990p. 20
Early Termination and Expiration of PPP Projectsp. 26
New Operatorsp. 29
Conclusions from Trend Analysisp. 36
Performance and Impact of Water PPP Projectsp. 39
Evidence from the Literaturep. 40
Accessp. 45
Quality of Servicep. 68
Operational Efficiencyp. 75
Tariffsp. 107
Overall Performance of PPP Projectsp. 116
Toward More Sustainable Water PPPsp. 123
Lessons for More Efficient and Sustainable Water PPPsp. 123
A New Generation of PPPs for Urban Water Utilitiesp. 138
Time to rebalance the Debatep. 145
Water PPPs Whose Performance Was Reviewed under This Studyp. 149
New Connections and Increased Access in 36 Large PPP Projectsp. 155
Bibliographyp. 159
Indexp. 177
Putting in Place a Modern Regulatory Framework: The 1989 Water Privatization in England and Walesp. 20
New Private Water Operators from Developing Countriesp. 30
Coverage Ratio: The Challenge of Estimating an Apparently Simple Indicatorp. 41
Using Subsidized Water Connection Programs to Expand Access in Sub-Saharan Africap. 61
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