User Organizations for Sustainable Water Services
AbstractWater users' organizations are one example of community participation at work in the sectors of irrigation, drinking water supply, and sanitation. This paper looks at the conditions under which these organizations are most effective in managing water systems. It identifies key external factors and internal structures for sustainable user associations, as well as the conditions for partnership between government agencies and the associations.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank - Technical Papers in its series Papers with number 354.
Length: 160 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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IRRIGATION ; WATER SUPPLY;
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