Raymond Saner*, Lichia Yiu, Mario Filadoro and Victoria Khusainova in Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration (APJPA),
Volume 37, Issue 3, 2015, pp 193-206
Water plays a central role in the life of society. However, factors such as population growth, pollution and poor allotment and distribution mechanisms place severe pressures on adequate and equitable water supply. In response, the discussion here contributes to the debate about whether and how water should and can be provided by governments only or with private and social sector participation. Four options are addressed.