Last Updated:
18 Feb 2020

Running Water in India’s Cities

A review of five recent public-private partnership initiatives

The five projects, in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Madhya Pradesh, provide a detailed analysis of the process, politics, and preparation of PPP projects in India. They represent all PPP initiatives in urban water supply undertaken in the country between 2005 and 2011 that have a citywide distribution focus.All of the projects are currently under way and still face significant challenges, but they are milestones in the movement to build stronger, more sustainable, and customer-responsive water supply services through PPPs.This report reviews these five projects. 



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Urban Water & Sanitation