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Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance

Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance

Despite their frequent lack of capacity, water operators are the key actors in the management of urban water and sewerage services. More info →
Water for African Cities Programme Phase II

Water for African Cities Programme Phase II

The Water for African Cities Programme is part of the wider efforts of UN-HABITAT to contribute towards meeting the Millennium Development Goal targets of halving the number of people without access to safe water and sanitation by 2015. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Introduction

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Introduction

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work of the UN Special Rapporteur and welcomes this publication. More info →
Case Study I: Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia
Leakage Control Manual Volume 5

Leakage Control Manual Volume 5

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

This publication presents the activities of the WatSan LAC Programme in the Region. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Services

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Services

REALISING THE HUMAN RIGHTS TO WATER AND SANITATION: A HANDBOOK BY THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR CATARINA DE ALBUQUERQUE Planning processes, service providers, service levels and settlements More info →
Case Study II: Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia
Water Audit Manual Volume 4

Water Audit Manual Volume 4

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement More info →
Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund

Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund

In response to an increasing emphasis of UN-HABITAT on documenting results rather than activities, an impact study on the activities supported by the Trust Fund was commissioned in the reporting year. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Monitoring

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Monitoring

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Monitoring compliance with the human rights to water and sanitation More info →
Case Study III: Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia
Block Mapping Guidelines Volume 3

Block Mapping Guidelines Volume 3

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
Constructed Wetlands Manual

Constructed Wetlands Manual

A general guide to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of constructed wetlands for the treatment of domestic wastewater as well as introduction to the design of constructed wetland for sludge drying. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Sources

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Sources

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook.Glossary, bibliography and index. More info →
Customer Services User manual Volume 2

Customer Services User manual Volume 2

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
Local Actions for Sustainable Development , Water and Sanitation in Asia-Pacific Region

Local Actions for Sustainable Development , Water and Sanitation in Asia-Pacific Region

This publication is aimed at supporting the country Governments of the Asian region in achieving the MDG relating to Water and Sanitation by sharing solutions which can be easily replicated, scaled up and sustainable besides being cost effective and innovative. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Checklists

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Checklists

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work of the UN Special Rapporteur and welcomes this publication. More info →
Finance Policies and Procedures Manual Volume 1

Finance Policies and Procedures Manual Volume 1

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
Water Operators Partnerships – Building WOPs for Sustainable Development in Water and Sanitation

Water Operators Partnerships – Building WOPs for Sustainable Development in Water and Sanitation

Water operators worldwide are in need of assistance and capacity building support to sharpen service delivery. More info →
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