Role of small-scale independent providers in water and sanitation

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Dijk, Meine Pieter;
  • Subject: sanitation | private sector involvement | developing countries | PSI | alternative technology | technological developments | small-scale providors | water services | water supply | drinking water | independent providors | unbunding

textabstractSmall-scale independent providers (SSIPs) and households are good for 10–69% of the household water supply and sometimes up to 95% of the sanitation solutions in cities in developing countries. Different types of SSIP can be distinguished. They could be allo... View more
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