• WOP launched between BCASA (Barcelona) and WSSA Bethlehem during WOPs Congress

    During the 3rd Global WOPs Congress held in Barcelona on 16-18 September 2015, Barcelona Cicle de l'Aigua SA (BCASA) of the City Council of Barcelona, the Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WSSA) of Bethlehem-Biet Jala-Biet Sahour and GWOPA/UN-Habitat signed a Framework of Cooperation to initiate a new Water Operators' Partnership (WOP). This WOP aims at coordinating a comprehensive programme of capacity development to support WSSA so as to improve the quality and efficiency of service delivery. In particular, the operators will jointly collaborate in the exchange of information and expertise on Geographical Information System (GIS), Sewer Network Management Model and Electronic document management and archiving system.


    The Framework of Cooperation between BCASA (Barcelona) and WSSA (Bethlehem-Biet Jala-Biet Sahour, Palestine) was signed in 2015 during the 3rd Global WOPs Congress, and focuses on increasing service provision and efficiency for the mentee operator (WSSA). A number of topics were identified as areas to be addressed through the WOPs, including: Geographic Information Systems, sewer network management models, and electronic document management.

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