About CDE Actors of the Water Sector

Actors of the Water Sector

Reform of the water sector: bright prospects for the improvement of water services

As part of its policy of restructuring the national economy, the Government of the Republic of Cameroon has through decree N° 2005/493 of 31st December, 2005 laying down the conditions for providing drinking water and effluent disposal services as a public utility in urban and suburban areas implemented a reform of the urban waterworks system. his process led to the establishment of a public actor, in this case Camwater, which is an asset holding company charged by public authorities with responsibility for the development, rehabilitation and management of drinking water infrastructure; and the appointment of Camerounaise Des Eaux to run the facilities with a view to providing potable water as a public utility for a period of 10 years starting from May 2, 2008.