Water Utility Management – Dissemination
WEDC staff involved
This project involved dissemination of activities and outputs of the Sida-funded, WUP managed project entitled "Improvement of water utility management and reduction of unaccounted for water". WEDC led the dissemination effort, supporting the efforts of African water utilities to improve water management and performance, for improved services to all including the poor.
The target audience for dissemination of project outputs comprise water utilities and water sector decision makers.
Services provided by WEDC:
Services provided by partners:
A three-day regional dissemination conference was held 14-16 November 2005 in Cape Town, South Africa. The three-day event attracted senior water sector professionals from several water utilities in the African continent. Water utility managers presented summaries of their performance improvement plans (PIPs). Apart from water utilities in Africa, all the project partners (WUP, Sida, STWI, and WEDC) were represented, and gave presentations on the project.
Earlier in the month, a half-day dissemination workshop was held on 4 November 2005 in Kampala, Uganda, at the 31st WEDC International Water and Sanitation Conference. This was an important opportunity to learn about: