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WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …1Presentation forTriple-S ARAPExperimentsSymposium6th– 7thMay 2013Peter MagaraTriple-S UgandaHPM...
WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …2• Water Supply Systems run without any major maintenance leading tobreak down• High cost of spa...
WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …3WHY HPMASDevelop a pool of professional and coordinated Hand Pump MechanicsTo develop Service C...
WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …4WHAT ARE WE DOING?Market Analysis of HPMAServicesMarket Analysis of HPMAServicesCost Analysis o...
WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …5Key Messages• Clustering of rural point water sources is important to establish thethreshold re...
WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …6Thank you
WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …6Thank you
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Hand Pump Mechanic Associations (HPMAS): Professionalizing maintenance of rural water services, Uganda

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Prepared by Peter Magara, Triple-S Uganda; presented at the Triple-S Annual Review and Planning Meeting (ARAP), Fort Portal Uganda, 6th-11th May 2013

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Hand Pump Mechanic Associations (HPMAS): Professionalizing maintenance of rural water services, Uganda

  1. 1. WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …1Presentation forTriple-S ARAPExperimentsSymposium6th– 7thMay 2013Peter MagaraTriple-S UgandaHPMAS: PROFESSIONALIZING OPERATIONAND MAINTENANCE OF RURAL WATERSYSTEMS
  2. 2. WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …2• Water Supply Systems run without any major maintenance leading tobreak down• High cost of spare parts and low threshold of maintenance operations• Weak mechanism for regulating Individual Hand Pump Mechanics• No formal mechanisms for triggering Hand Pumps Mechanics torespond to repair requestsTHE CHALLENGE
  3. 3. WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …3WHY HPMASDevelop a pool of professional and coordinated Hand Pump MechanicsTo develop Service Charters for HPMAs to attract investment in operationand maintenance of point water sources & auxiliary servicesScope of Work:Kabarole and Lira districtsDuration: 14 MonthsOpportunity: Nation wide undertaking on operationalizing HPMAs
  4. 4. WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …4WHAT ARE WE DOING?Market Analysis of HPMAServicesMarket Analysis of HPMAServicesCost Analysis of Operation,Maintenance of point sources& small piped systemsCost Analysis of Operation,Maintenance of point sources& small piped systemsDevelopment of Business plansfor HPMAsDevelopment of Business plansfor HPMAsImplement Business PlansImplement Business PlansBusinessDevelopmentservicesBusinessDevelopmentservicesScoping Innovativefinancing optionsScoping Innovativefinancing options
  5. 5. WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …5Key Messages• Clustering of rural point water sources is important to establish thethreshold required to attract investment & efficient operations• Sub-county Water & Sanitation Board (SWSSB) for point water sourcesto coordinate & manage user fees & supervise HPMA• HPMA is an important private sector actor that can provide opportunityfor increasing functionality and coverage of rural water servicesKEY MESSAGES
  6. 6. WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …6Thank you
  7. 7. WATER SERVICES THAT LAST …6Thank you

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