City Water Tanzania (B): Privatizing Dar es Salaam’s Water Utility
Oana Branzei, Kevin McKague
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Partnership; Strategic Alliances; Sustainable Development; Management in a Global Environment, General Management/Strategy, International, Utilities
This is a supplement to City Water Tanzania (A): Water Partnerships for Dar es Salaam, product #9B07M025. It details the terms of the lease contract with an international operator, Biwater, and discusses the alternatives that were considered and discarded, the bidding process, and the roles and motivations of the parties. The key questions revolve around a) the adequacy of the decision, b) the responsibility for the next steps and c) the milestones and metrics to gauge the success of the privatization.