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GoAL WaSH - Regulatory Framework for Water Supply and Waste Water Tariffing

Weak economic governance and poor infrastructure caused by years of bad maintenance in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s water sector prevent satisfactory delivery and long-term sustainability of water services.

The key challenge in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s water sector is the lack of financial sustainability of water utility companies. As a result, water utilities are incapable of investing in equipment, infrastructure maintenance or development. They also lack performance-based management systems and rarely assess public satisfaction with their services. 

The project activities include:

Flagship results achieved thus far:

Website:
http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/operations/projects/environment_and_energy/goal-wash.html
http://www.watergovernance.org/programmes/goal-wash/bosnia/

Contact:
Alisa Grabus, Energy and Environment Sector Associate

Project duration:
2013 - 2021
Themes:
Environmental governance
Status:
Ongoing
Strategic partner:
Association of Municipalities and Cities of FBiH, Association of Municipalities and Cities of RS, Local Governments, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of RS, Ministry of Agriculture, Water Management and Forestry of FBiH, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of BiH
Implementer:
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Donor:
Government of Sweden
Project implemented in:
Republika Srpska, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Cantons:
Zenica-Doboj Canton, West Herzegovina Canton
Municipalities (4):
Ljubuški, Tešanj, Teslić, Trebinje