Joining Forces for Better Services: When, Why, and How Water and Sanitation Utilities Can Benefit from Working Together

This report describes the methodology applied and outcomes of the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation implemented by the World Bank Water Global Practice. The work conducted has allowed providing concrete, evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can work together (“aggregate”) to successfully deliver specific policy outcomes, such as better services or lower costs.

The report is part of the Toolkit on the Aggregation of Water Supply and Sanitation Utilities, which provides resources to advance ones knowledge of how to design a successful aggregation process in the water sector depending on the specific context and purpose sought.

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