Bank - Water and Sanitation Program (WSP):
“Lessons Learned about the factors
that contribute to the rural water and wastewater
services sustainability in Latin America”.
An analysis, compilation and systematization
of more than 400 documents published on sustainability
of water and wastewater services in rural areas,
produced in the different countries of the region,
was carried out in order to identify the most
important factors than contribute to the sustainability
of the services. To complement the literature
review, NOLASCO & Assoc. Inc.
interviewed more than 30 specialist in the subject,
who offered their expert opinion on the themes
relieved. The results obtained help to understand
the dynamics of the water and sanitation sector
in rural areas and will assist in he development
of policies and sectorial strategies and the
evaluation of investments.