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The economic returns of sanitation interventions in Lao People's Democratic Republic (English)

The Economics of Sanitation Initiative (ESI) is a multi-country study launched in 2007 as a response by the World Bank's Water and Sanitation Program to address major gaps in evidence among developing countries on the economic aspects of sanitation. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 79549 JUN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Economic impacts of inadequate sanitation in Pakistan (English)

In Pakistan, the deterioration of the environment continues to harm livelihoods and health, increasing the vulnerability of the nation's poor. It has long been clear that lack of access to clean water and sanitation facilities has a wide variety of impacts; however, the data and evidence needed to verify the size of the burden imposed on the people of Pakistan are limited. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 77839 MAY 28, 2013

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Engaging non-state providers in rural water supply services (English)

Taking an integrated approach to the country's rural water supply issues, Government of India's (GoI's) National Rural Drinking Water Program (NRDWP) focusses on the key aspects of source and system sustainability. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 77837 FEB 15, 2013

Kacker,Suneetha Dasappa Disclosed

Hard to reach areas : providing water supply and sanitation services to all (English)

Water Sanitation coverage in Bangladesh has significantly improved in the last couple of years but research outputs or reports and experience of water and sanitation (WatSan) service providers suggest that there exist pockets of areas in Bangladesh where WatSan services are not adequate by any standard. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 79550 NOV 01, 2012

Hassan, Shareful; Ahmed, Rokeya Disclosed

Rating of national urban sanitation policy cities : frequently asked questions (English)

The national rating for cities has been launched by the Government of India to achieve the goals of the National Urban Sanitation Policy (NUSP) which aims at making Indian cities and towns totally sanitized, healthy, and livable. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 77835 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Making water supply and sanitation work for women and men : tools for task teams (English)

The primary objective of this report is to provide brief, relevant, and practical tools for World Bank task teams and their country counterparts to facilitate their work in addressing gender and other related social issues in water supply and sanitation (WSS) policies and projects. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 68700 DEC 22, 2010

Rapport d’étude comparative régional sur la solvabilité des services d’utilités publics (French)

A growing deficit has been found between the need for water infrastructure and the funding made available to water companies, so it is necessary to facilitate the mobilization process of additional financial resources to promote water sector development and ensure that these investments promote sustainable access to water services. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 56530 JUN 01, 2010

Joffe, Marc; Hoffman, Richard; Brown, Malanie Disclosed

Mapping the resilience of international river basins to future climate change-induced water variability (Vol. 2) : Appendices (English)

The study presented in this report aims to increase our understanding of the global distribution of treaty and River Basin Organization (RBO) mechanisms that may confer resilience to variability in the hydrological regime and how that distribution aligns with current and anticipated regimes. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 56051 MAY 01, 2010

Stefano, Lucia De; Duncan, James; Dinar, Shlomi; Stahl, Kerstin; Strzepek, Kenneth; Wolf, Aaron T. Disclosed

Mapping the resilience of international river basins to future climate change-induced water variability : Main report (English)

The study presented in this report aims to increase our understanding of the global distribution of treaty and River Basin Organization (RBO) mechanisms that may confer resilience to variability in the hydrological regime and how that distribution aligns with current and anticipated regimes. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 56051 MAR 01, 2010

Stefano, Lucia De; Duncan, James; Dinar, Shlomi; Stahl, Kerstin; Strzepek, Kenneth; Wolf, Aaron T. Disclosed

Reforming urban water utilities in Western and Central Africa : experiences with public-private partnerships (Vol. 2) : Volume two : case studies (English)

The Western and Central Africa has one of the longest experiences with public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the developing world, both for water supply and for combined power and water supply utilities. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 48730 JUN 01, 2009

Fall,Matar; Locussol,Alain R.; Marin,Philippe; Verspyck,Richard Disclosed

Post-construction support and sustainability in community-managed rural water supply : case studies in Peru, Bolivia, and Ghana (English)

This volume reports the main findings from a multi-country research project that was designed to develop a better understanding of how rural water supply systems are performing in developing countries. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 48731 JUN 01, 2009

Bakalian, Alexander; Wakeman, Wendy; Locussol, Alain; Verspyck, Richard Disclosed

Reforming urban water utilities in Western and Central Africa : experiences with public-private partnerships : Volume one : impact and lessons learned (English)

The Western and Central Africa has one of the longest experiences with public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the developing world, both for water supply and for combined power and water supply utilities. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 48730 JUN 01, 2009

Fall,Matar; Locussol,Alain R.; Marin,Philippe; Verspyck,Richard Disclosed

Strategic environmental assessment : improving water resources governance and decision making (English)

The overall goal of this report is to assist water resources and environment professionals within the Bank and client countries to use Strategic environmental assessment (SEAs) to effectively implement the principles of Integrated water resources management (IWRM). ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 48729 APR 01, 2009

Hirji, Rafik; Davis, Richard; Disclosed

Watershed management approaches, policies, and operations : lessons for scaling up : Havza yonetim yaklaþymlary, politikalary ve faaliyetleri : olcek buyutmeye yonelik dersler (Turkish)

The report begins with definitions of watersheds and watershed management, a characterization of the problem of watershed degradation, and a short history of watershed management operations and policies (Chapter 1). ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 44222 MAY 01, 2008

Darghouth, Salah; Ward, Christopher; Gambarelli, Gretel; Styger, Erika; Roux, Julienne; English Disclosed

Watershed management approaches, policies, and operations : lessons for scaling up (English)

The report begins with definitions of watersheds and watershed management, a characterization of the problem of watershed degradation, and a short history of watershed management operations and policies (Chapter 1). ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 44222 MAY 01, 2008

Darghouth, Salah; Ward, Christopher; Gambarelli, Gretel; Styger, Erika; Roux, Julienne; Turkish

Emerging public-private partnerships in irrigation development and management (English)

The objective of this paper is to identify the possible role and opportunities for the private sector to participate with governments and farmers in developing and managing irrigation and drainage (I&D) infrastructure. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 43100 MAY 01, 2007

Darghouth, Salah; Disclosed

Economic regulation of urban water and sanitation services : some practical lessons (English)

This paper discusses the regulation of water and sanitation services in urban areas. Specifically, it explores ways of thinking about regulatory design as part of a wider, country-specific program to reform the way in which water supply and sanitation services are provided and paid for. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 39911 APR 01, 2007

Ehrhardt, David; Groom, Eric; Halpern, Jonathan; O'Connor, Seini Disclosed

The challenge of reducing non-revenue water (NRW) in developing countries - how the private sector can help : a look at performance-based service contracting (English)

This study explains that one of the major issues affecting water utilities in the developing world is the considerable difference between the amount of water put into the distribution system and the amount of water billed to consumers (also called "non-revenue water" [NRW]). ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 39405 DEC 01, 2006

Kingdom, Bill; Liemberger, Roland; Marin, Philippe Disclosed

Getting the assumptions right : private sector participation transaction design and the poor in southwest Sri Lanka (English)

The need for reform in urban water and sanitation service delivery is urgent. Countries are making moves to achieve reforms, bringing in changes to the way they manage utilities, charge for water, and regulate the sector. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 38681 OCT 01, 2006

van den Berg, Caroline; Pattanayak, Subhrendu; Yang, Jui-Chen; Gunatilake, Herath Disclosed

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Groundwater quality protection : guide for water utilities, authorities municipal, and environmental agencies : Protección de la calidad del agua subterránea : guía para empresas de agua, autoridades municipals, y agencias ambientales (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2016 103129 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
The economic returns of sanitation interventions in Lao People's Democratic Republic (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79549 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Economic impacts of inadequate sanitation in Pakistan (English)
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MAY 28, 2013 77839 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Engaging non-state providers in rural water supply services (English)
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FEB 15, 2013 77837 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Hard to reach areas : providing water supply and sanitation services to all (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 79550 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Rating of national urban sanitation policy cities : frequently asked questions (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 77835 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Making water supply and sanitation work for women and men : tools for task teams (English)
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DEC 22, 2010 68700 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Rapport d’étude comparative régional sur la solvabilité des services d’utilités publics (French)
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JUN 01, 2010 56530 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Mapping the resilience of international river basins to future climate change-induced water variability (Vol. 2) : Appendices (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 56051 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Mapping the resilience of international river basins to future climate change-induced water variability : Main report (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 56051 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Reforming urban water utilities in Western and Central Africa : experiences with public-private partnerships (Vol. 2) : Volume two : case studies (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 48730 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Post-construction support and sustainability in community-managed rural water supply : case studies in Peru, Bolivia, and Ghana (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 48731 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Reforming urban water utilities in Western and Central Africa : experiences with public-private partnerships : Volume one : impact and lessons learned (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 48730 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Strategic environmental assessment : improving water resources governance and decision making (English)
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APR 01, 2009 48729 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Watershed management approaches, policies, and operations : lessons for scaling up : Havza yonetim yaklaþymlary, politikalary ve faaliyetleri : olcek buyutmeye yonelik dersler (Turkish)
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MAY 01, 2008 44222 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper English
Watershed management approaches, policies, and operations : lessons for scaling up (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 44222 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper Turkish
Emerging public-private partnerships in irrigation development and management (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 43100 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Economic regulation of urban water and sanitation services : some practical lessons (English)
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APR 01, 2007 39911 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
The challenge of reducing non-revenue water (NRW) in developing countries - how the private sector can help : a look at performance-based service contracting (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 39405 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Getting the assumptions right : private sector participation transaction design and the poor in southwest Sri Lanka (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 38681 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper