Evaluating the level of household water service provided by a private water enterprise in Ghana

Published: 15-01-2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/rm62c7jnj2.2
Contributors:
Philip Deal,
David Sabatini

Description

Innovative service delivery models are attempting to more consistently provide clean water to communities in developing countries. It is imperative that these approaches be evaluated for their performance in these contexts while understating potential consequences. A private company in Ghana utilizing solar-powered water treatment, circuit rider principles, pre-paid metering, and a district-wide approach was assessed for three years. A quasi-experimental design used key informant surveys, household surveys, and water quality testing to investigate the service received by households under various management schemes. Service indicators were compared using logistic regression analysis.

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