A Service Provision Agreement (SPA) is a contract between a Water Works Development Agency (WWDA) and a Water Service Provider (WSP), to provide water services in a particular area. The agreement is governed by the principal -agent relationship. This means the agent (WSP) has no power other than that given by the Principal (WWDA).
There are four categories of SPAs. These are:-
- Category 1 – Medium to large WSPs
- Category 2 – Community Projects
- Category 3 – Community projects Third Party Operated
- Category 4 – Bulk water supply