Urban Water Supply and Sanitation in Southeast Asia: A Guide to Good Practice

Publication | June 2014

This book provides stakeholders in Southeast Asian urban water supply and sanitation with a point of reference and tools to improve development and operational performance.

The purpose of this book is to provide stakeholders in Southeast Asian urban water supply and sanitation (meaning governments, utilities, consultants, donors, and nongovernment organizations) with a point of reference and some tools to move effectively and efficiently to improve both development and operational performance. The ultimate aim is good quality 24/7 piped water in all homes. It is a contribution toward ADB's overarching goal of poverty reduction.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Water: The Big Picture
  • Water Stories
  • Water Management
  • Water Supply Service Coverage
  • Intermittent Water Supply
  • Nonrevenue Water
  • Tariffs for Autonomy
  • Utility Management Basics
  • Improving Management
  • Success Stories in Management
  • Governance
  • Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
  • Sanitation: An Overview
  • Sanitation Stories
  • Sanitation in Southeast Asia
  • Conclusions
  • Annex
  • References