September 4, 2020
On Sept. 2, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in the City of Addis Ababa for the Project for Strengthening Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority’s Management Capacity of Non-Revenue Water Reduction, a technical cooperation project.
The purpose of the project is to strengthen management capacity for non-revenue water (*) reduction at the Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority (AAWSA). The project aims to utilize the existing water resource more efficiently by reducing leakage, as well as to achieve a sound water supply business administration at AAWSA through cost-effective non-revenue water reduction measures, thereby contributing to the SDGs Goal 6.
(*) Non-revenue water is defined as water that is distributed for customers but is not subject to billing due to leakage, illegal connection, etc.
|Country||Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia|
|Project title||The Project for Strengthening Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority’s Management Capacity of Non-Revenue Water Reduction|
|Planned implementation period||48 months|
|Executing agency||Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority|
|Target region||Addis Ababa City|
|Specific project details (provisional)||To develop AAWSA’s capacity to manage NRW through a cost-effective NRW reduction program through OJT based on an Action Plan formulated in the Project.|