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Essay collection presented by the Reclaiming Public Water Network
November 2007

CONTENTS:
INTRODUCTION
1. THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK WATER POLICY: PRIVILEGING PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT OVER
PRO-POOR ACCESS
2. LABOUR-MANAGEMENT COOPERATION: A PUP IN BENCHMARKING WATER UTILITIES IN ASIA
3. FROM BAD SERVICE TO OUTSTANDING WATER UTILITY: PHNOM PENH’S EXPERIENCE
INTERVIEW WITH DR CHEA VISOTH, GENERAL MANAGER OF THE PHNOM PENH WATER SUPPLY AUTHORITY
4. CHINA’S ROAD TO THE COMMODIFICATION OF WATER.
5. HONG KONG: A ROLE MODEL OF PUBLIC-OPERATED WATER SUPPLY SERVICES.
6. STRUGGLES AGAINST FAILING PRIVATIZATION, FOR PEOPLE-CENTERED MODEL – CASE OF
BANGALORE, KARNATAKA.
7. CASE STUDY OF RWSS INITIATIVES UNDER DECENTRALIZATION IN KERALA, INDIA.
8. COUNTERING WATER PRIVATISATION IN MUMBAI: EVOLVING A PUBLIC-PUBLIC MODEL
9. SOLUTION FOR THE WATER CRISIS – DEMOCRATISATION, NOT PRIVATISATION! PROMISING STORIES
FROM TAMIL NADU, INDIA
10. PDAM TIRTANADI MEDAN: THE PIONEER OF PUBLIC-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIPS IN INDONESIA
11. LESSONS AND CHALLENGES: JAPANESE PUBLIC WATER SERVICES FACE MAJOR TURNING POINT
12. PROBLEMS OF WATER PRIVATIZATION AND RESPONSES IN KOREA .
13. PRIVATISATION VS. PUBLIC-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP IN MALAYSIA
14. NO MORE SEVERN TRENT IN NEPAL: A CASE STUDY OF ADB’S LENDING CONDITIONALITIES
15. BAPTIZING THE BANTU STATE: WATER AND THE ETHNIC CLEANSING OF PALESTINE
16. WATER MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES IN PALESTINE
17. PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCES IN ALTERNATIVES TO PRIVATIZATION OF WATER SERVICES
18. STRUGGLES FOR PEOPLE-CENTERED MODELS: THE CASE OF AGWWAS AND ITS ROLE IN THE
CAMPAIGN AGAINST PRIVATIZATION IN CEBU
19. PRIVATIZATION OF WATERWORKS IN THAILAND