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A Tale of Two Cities: Water Supply in Hong Kong and Macau  
 
Product Ref: 05/199C Company: N/A

Product Type: Case Industry: Public Sector & Non-Profit

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This case investigates private sector's role in improving water utility. Specifically, the case compares the productivity of Hong Kong's Water Supply Department (WSD) and Macau's Water Supply Company, Sociedade de Abastecimento de Aguas de Macau (SAAM). Also described are successful privatisation initiatives including vertically-integrated water utilities in the UK and other contractual models of water service provision in France and the US.
Functional Area : Economics & Business Policy

Issues: Privatisation and Efficiency, Private versus Public ownership
Length: Text: 11 pages
Exhibits: 6 pages
Country: Hong Kong SAR
Macau SAR

Pub. Year: 2005 Level of Difficulty: 1
         
This product type is available in the following language(s):      English
         
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