Project Overview

Non-Revenue Water Reduction Projects

National Water Resources Framework Study for the Planning Commission

The project aims to realise the following objectives:

(i)     develop an inventory of good practice examples available (a) globally, but filtered through a lens that adapts well to Indian conditions, and (b) within India, across the policy, technical, financial, economic, and efficiency areas, and

(ii)   deliver an action plan including a set of recommendations based on selective assessment of the applicability of these examples in a broader setting of transformational water reform at central and state level.

  • Research and review of Urban and Industrial Water
  • Assess feasible target for Industrial consumption
  • Setting up a target for industrial water consumption and reuse for India
  • Evaluate international experience in water reuse to help Indian industry both in terms of technologies and in terms of instruments of reform (incentives, disincentives etc)
  • Identify key lessons that emerge from the Indian experience with PPP in urban water supply
  • Specify the framework for concession agreements outlining positive non–negotiables terms
  • Prepare a road map for urban water supply reform in India
  • Identify best examples that can be adopted duly recommending the cities
Location & Country: Delhi
Name of Client: Council for Energy, Environment and Water
Duration of Assignment (months): 4
Start Date (month/year): April 2011
Completion Date (month/year): July 2011
Professional Staff Months Provided: 1
Names and designation of professional staff involved: Anand K Jalakam