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Institutional framework of small community water supply systems in the United States

Gordon Tamm

Institutional framework of small community water supply systems in the United States

a review of experience and lessons for developing countries

by Gordon Tamm

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Published by UNDP-World Bank Water and Sanitation Program in Washington, D.C. (1818 H St., N.W., Washington 20433) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply, Rural -- United States.,
    • Water-supply, Rural -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 43).

      Statement[by Gordon Tamm ; with the assistance of Sarkis Garabedian].
      SeriesWater and sanitation discussion paper series ;, DP no. 7
      ContributionsGarabedian, Sarkis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD223 .T36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 55 p. ;
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1288924M
      LC Control Number92148986

      In this context the institutional framework includes both organisations and the working environment in its broadest sense, i.e. including the "rules of the game". Organisations in society perform specific functions; a school educates children and a water authority provides safe drinking water and sanitation. This broad concept of theFile Size: KB. support mechanisms and operations and maintenance (O&M) for rural water supply systems. In the context of this assignment, the definition of O&M includes not only the technical tasks associated with maintaining a water supply system, but also the institutional framework necessary to support sustainable services after the construction of the system. This Guide for Small Community Water Suppliers and Local Health Officials explains why lead in drinking water may still be a threat to public health in small communities. It is aimed at Local Health Officials and the operators of drinking water supply systems that serve small communities. Ananga, Erick Oniango, "The Role of Community Participation in Water Production and Management: Lessons From Sustainable Aid in Africa International Sponsored Water Schemes in Kisumu, Kenya" (). Graduate Theses and Dissertations.

      Food & Water Watch also conducted a comprehensive survey of the water rates of the largest U.S. community water systems and found that large for-profit, privately owned systems charged 59 percent more than large publicly owned systems. This is the largest water rate survey of its kind in the country.


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