drinking water

Improve the water distribution service for the city of Mangalore
Mangalore est l’une des principales métropoles portuaires de la côte ouest de l’Inde et un « hub » de développement pour les industries du pétrole et du gaz, de la pétrochimie et du minerai de fer. Elle est l’une des 108 « Smart Cities » désignées par le gouvernement indien pour accueillir des technologies liées à la mobilité, aux énergies renouvelables et à la gestion de l’eau et des déchets afin de dessiner la ville indienne de demain.
 
A travers ce nouveau contrat, financé par la Banque Asiatique de Développement, SUEZ améliore la qualité des services d’eau potable et participe à...
Mangalore is a large port city on the West Coast of India and a development hub for oil & gas, petrochemical and iron ore industries.
 
It is one of the 108 Smart Cities designated by the Indian government to host technologies related to mobility, renewable energy, water and waste management to shape the Indian city of tomorrow. 
 
Through this new contract, financed by the Asian Development Bank, SUEZ will upgrade the entire distribution system to cater to demand as per the needs of the year 2036.
 
Intercommunal governance in the field of water and sanitation in Cameroon
Disposant d’une multiplicité d’équipements, les communes du Mbam et de l’Inoubou connaissaient de profondes difficultés en termes de maîtrise d’ouvrage en eau et en assainissement, principalement des problèmes de rénovation, d’entretien et de gestion des infrastructures. Pour y faire face, plusieurs communes avaient décidé de mettre en commun leurs moyens et de définir une stratégie départementale de l’eau et de l’assainissement. Ce projet a été lancé dans le but d’accompagner la structuration d’un service public.
Afin de développer une approche partenariale efficiente, les acteurs ont choisi de constituer un syndicat...
With a wide range of facilities, the communes of Mbam and Inoubou faced major difficulties in terms of water and sanitation project management, mainly problems of renovation, maintenance and infrastructure management. To deal with this, several communes had decided to pool their resources and define a departmental water and sanitation strategy.
This project was launched with the aim of supporting the structuring of a public service. To develop an efficient partnership approach, the stakeholders chose to form an intercommunal union (SYCOMI), thus bringing legal innovation in Cameroon.
This union then took responsibility for the technical and administrative aspects, which is why training was provided to strengthen the skills of the key players. Emphasis was also placed on citizen participation through the involvement of user committees and willingness to pay for studies to ensure the sustainability of the service. This experience of intercommunal governance is a pilot project in Cameroon, which has aroused the interest of Cameroonian institutional bodies and is now spreading.
The communes in Lékié were inspired by this to create their own union (SYNCOLEK), with the support and expertise of SYCOMI and SDEA (Syndicat Départemental des Eaux et de l'Assainissement Alsace-Moselle) to develop a public water and sanitation service in their turn.