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Privately financed performance-based contracts for non-revenue water in the Americas post COVID-19

Castalia’s Chef Executive, David Ehrhardt, delivered a webinar on the role of privately-financed performance-based contracts(PBC) for non-revenue water (NRW) reduction in response to COVID-19, both from the perspective of improving public health and restarting the economy. This webinar was hosted by the International Water Association’s Water Loss Specialist Group. Or watch the recorded webinar below.

Comparing COVID-19 rules for water utility tariffs, bill payment and disconnections imposed by state and national governments

In the absence of a cure or vaccine for COVID-19, governments and institutions such as the World Health Organization have turned to globally-endorsed COVID-19 prevention guidelines, primarily, regular hand-washing and other hygiene practices, to slow the spread of the virus. Provision of safe and uninterrupted water services, so no one is left behind, is a […]

New Zealand’s “shovel-ready” approach to infrastructure-led stimulus could benefit developing countries

Many governments are concerned about how to stimulate economic activity once the COVID-19 health crisis is in a manageable state. This blog examines New Zealand’s unique stimulus approach, which focuses on “shovel-ready” infrastructure. This approach promises to stimulate economic activity while minimizing risks of wasteful spending. The New Zealand approach could inform how governments and […]

Post COVID-19 world

As countries around the world are agonizing about how tough the forced closures and lock-downs should be and how long they should last, it may seem premature to think about what the world economy will look like after the end of the pandemic (most likely, after an effective vaccine is generally available in the next […]

After the lockdown

As the costs of regulatory responses to COVID 19 mount, we have developed a framework analyzing which measures governments should adopt, when, and for how long.   How do we plan the next phase of the fight against COVID 19? As New Zealand begins its second week of lockdown, with only essential services operating, some […]

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New Zealand

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