Key focus areas

Internationally recognized planning and management approaches such as Strategic Asset Management (SAM), Water Safety Planning (WSPs) and Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Solutions (DEWATS) inherently support and promote good O&M practices of water or wastewater systems. All three of these approaches are gaining greater prominence and increasing applicability in low- and middle-income countries and offer an ideal context to promote good O&M.

Strategic Asset Management O&M Water Safety Plans Decentralised Wastewater Treatment


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OM toolbox aims to contribute to effective and efficient operation and maintenance of Water supply and wastewater systems through collecting and disseminating tools and case studies that offer practical guidance and evidence based material.

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This service is for managers and operational personal that would like to gain access to OMN experts and receive online technical assistance.

The service focuses on providing hands on advice to day to day queries related to the operation and maintenance of your water and wastewater system. Read more

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Good Practice Guide to the Operation of Drinking Water Supply Systems for the Management of Microbial Risk - Research Project 1074

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Operation and Maintenance: Successful Models for O&M of Sanitation Systems

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Workshop: “The Critical Role of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) in Water Safety Plan Performance” 

As a part of the 3rd IWA Development Congress & Exhibition in Nairobi , the O&M Network and members of IWA’s WSP Specialists Group will carry out the workshop “The Critical Role of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) in Water Safety Plan Performance” on Wednesday 16th of October Read more.