The ApaSan project carried out a range of surveys and assessments in order to analyse the situation of water supply and sanitation services in the rural areas of Moldova, to understand the needs of the population and institutions, and to assess the performance and sustainability of introduced solutions. Results and materials from the most important surveys and data collection exercises are made available below.
Baseline Research on rural water and sanitation in Moldova, 2016
This research was conducted in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Regional Development and Cooperation, the Association of Municipalities (CALM) and the World Bank. The research included a household survey in villages with functional public water supply systems (1500 households), a survey among 49 small water operators and Local Public Administrations. The aim of the research was to collect primary data and information on service level, performance and user satisfaction related to rural WSS and to provide policy recommendations. The research is part of a regional study led by the World Bank’s Danube Water Program named “Serving those beyond utility reach in the Danube Region” that was conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Romania, Albania, Ukraine, and Kosovo – as well as Moldova.