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Title: Franchising - a partnership model for efficient water services operation and maintenance
Authors: Wall, K
Bhagwan, J
Ive, O
Keywords: Franchising
Water and sanitation
Water services
Water services infrastructure
Service delivery
South Africa
4th IWA Specialist Conference on the Efficient Use and Management of Urban Water Supply
Issue Date: May-2007
Citation: Wall, K, Bhagwan, J and Ive, O. 2007. Franchising - a partnership model for efficient water services operation and maintenance. 4th IWA Specialist Conference on the Efficient Use and Management of Urban Water Supply, Jeju Island, Korea, 21 – 23 May 2007, pp 867 - 876
Abstract: There is a need in South Africa for institutional innovations aimed at increasing the coverage and reliability of water services, and sustaining those services. The paper describes an alternative service delivery institutional concept, viz the franchising of the operation and maintenance of water services, and outlines the need to formulate a franchise model that could be developed and made available to emerging entrepreneurs as the basis of a viable business. The franchise would be in respect of components of the water services value chain that are suitable for small business in that they can be readily systematised
Description: 4th IWA Specialist Conference on the Efficient Use and Management of Urban Water Supply, Jeju Island, Korea, 21 – 23 May 2007
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3416
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