"WASHCost woz here" Life-cycle costs approach in practice
The life-cycle costs approach is Empowering, Inspiring and Innovative. Read our stories and view all the videos
23 Oct 12
Government of India buys into post-construction support and service delivery issues
Interview with Mekala Snehalatha, WASHCost India
12 Oct 12
Amelie Dube, programme officer at IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, discusses the efforts of embedding the life-cycle cost approach at local level in relation to sanitation in Burkina Faso.
02 Oct 12
The life-cycle costs approach is Empowering, Inspiring and Innovative. Using it can reveal surprising results about value for money. The sector must begin to monitor all life-cycle costs and associated service levels in order to improve investments and keep the promise of sustainable WASH services, especially for the poor.
The LCCA is informing discussions and analysis across the water supply and sanitation sector. It looks at complex relationships between expenditure, service delivery, poverty, effectiveness and sustainability.