Water prepayment meters and the poor


Conference: Metering, Billing, CRM/CIS Africa 2005
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Presenter: Derek G. Hazelton
Abstract: In this paper Hazelton offers valuable insight into debates surrounding prepayment metering and the widespread implementation of metering in Africa. He covers topics by introducing questions such as why focus on prepayment metering, who are the opposition, what section policies do the opposition support, the main points of disagreement, overcoming the opposition to metering, overcoming the opposition to prepayment and developing a code of conduct for good practice.