Title: Vietnam Water Laws and Regulation

Languages: English

Type: Document

Region: East Asia and Pacific

Country: Vietnam

Sectors: Water and Sanitation

Topics: Procurement

Keywords: Legal Framework


Decree no.117/2007/ND-CP on clean water production bytes

Document Summary:

Vietnam –Decree on Clean Water Production, Supply and Consumption 117/2007- a decree to facilitate the role of private sector in the delivery of water supply in urban areas, rural areas, industrial parks, export processing zones, hi-tech parks and economic zones by providing a legal and institutional basis for undertaking water supply contracts with water providers.

Document Details:

The decree delineates the various roles of key institutional players in water supply planning and investment; espouses competition in contracting the services in the delivery of water supply services; encourages cost recovery, provision of investment incentives and ensures the participatory approach in drawing up water supply services contracts. 

Updated: October 25, 2021