Addressing Water Leakage, Quality and Distribution in Viet Nam

Vitens-Evides International officially began a public-private partnership with SAWACO in Ho Chi Minh City in January 2008. The project sought to improve the management of the water supply system and enhance distribution to the urban poor.

Water Operators Partnership

Vitens-Evides International officially began a public-private partnership in Ho Chi Minh City in January 2008. Vitens-Evides International is supporting the water supply company SAWACO there until mid-2010 with the management and maintenance of the water production and the professionalisation of the distribution tasks. The partnership was established to address the challenges of water system leakage, to improve water quality, to raise production levels and enhance distribution, and to educate and train local staff.The project also includes a programme for providing house connections to the urban poor.

Partners

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) - The Netherlands

    Funding Agencies
    Netherlands | Staff size: Unknown

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs promotes the interests of the Kingdom abroad. The Ministry coordinates and carries out Dutch foreign policy at its headquarters in The Hague and through its...

  • Vitens-Evides

    Implementing NGO
    Netherlands | Staff size: 6-25

    Vitens is made up of more than 1,700 people bound together by their passion for water. They are continually working on producing, treating and supplying top-quality drinking water, because they...

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Key Information

LocationEast Asia and Pacific, Viet Nam
StatusCompleted
  • Start Date 2008
  • End Date 2010
  • ValueEUR 4.3 Million