Private Sector Provision of Rural Water Services, 2012.
Tim Foster. Water For People.
The private sector offers a promising pathway to improve the provision of water services in rural areas.
In light of the recognised deficiencies of community-based management, the potential for market-based solutions ought to be fully considered and tested.
This review provides an overview of the different business models that have been deployed in the field, evaluates the prevalence of these approaches, and summarises the lessons learned.