Water Operators Partnership Program

Publication | April 2010

This brief provides an overview of the Water Operators Partnership Program.

About 71% of people without access to improved sanitation and 56% of those who lack safe water live in Asia. Without these basic services, they face incredible health risks and suffer everyday indignity and inconvenience.

Water utilities, which have the critical responsibility of providing water supply and sanitation services to the region's 4 billion people, are at the forefront of efforts to rectify this common scenario. However, their task is hampered by numerous challenges, such as artificially low tariffs, staff incapacity, and insufficient budgets for infrastructure development.

To deliver sustained, world-class service, utilities need help from various partners. One key partner is their peers.

This brief provides an overview of the Water Operators Partnership Program.

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