Region: Latin America and Caribbean
Country: Global / Non-Specific
Sectors: Water and Sanitation
Keywords: Water supply and sewerage system
In this document, the author explains how the design of laws and regulations, bidding process, and contract play an important role in the results of a private participation in infrastructure. The Author conducts a study on concessions for water and sewer services in La Paz and El Alto, and illustrates how the service coverage is directly affected by the provisions established under the concession framework. The author also suggests improving private sector performance by enforcing well-defined contractual arrangements between the government and private sector participants.
Updated: June 3, 2021