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dc.contributor.authorSeema, Tumelo C.en_US
dc.contributor.authorMaleka, Mogotsi C.en_US
dc.contributor.authorMolepo, Ntshaupe John.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study analyses the effectiveness of a Water Services Authority (WSA) in delivering its water supply mandate. Based on an investigation of the phenomenon of water supply, the study employed a qualitative design to understand the context of how effective the Modimolle-Mookgopong Local Municipality (MMLM) is in delivering water to its community members. Using primary and secondary literature, it was established that MMLM is faced with several service delivery challenges related to delivering water. Although the local government has the primary constitutional obligation to deliver basic services such as water provisioning, the national and provincial governments must play a significant role in supporting the municipalities such as MMLM to fulfill their service delivery obligations. However, according to the study findings, most of the challenges that the MMLM is facing are not linked to the water service authority per se, rather they are more community based and require interventions at a community level. Challenges such as theft, vandalism, pollution, population growth, and illegal connections. It appears there is a need for community mobilisation programmes in MMLM to deal with such problems that are not directly linked to the water service authority.en_US
dc.publisherSouth African Association of Public Administration and Managementen_US
dc.subjectLocal government.en_US
dc.subjectWater supply.en_US
dc.subjectWater service management.en_US
dc.titleAnalysing the effectiveness of a water services authority: the case of Modimolle-Mookgopong local municipality.en_US
dc.typebook parten_US
dc.relation.publicationPerspectives on responsive and responsible local government.en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationTshwane University of Technologyen_US
dc.contributor.affiliationTshwane University of Technologyen_US
dc.contributor.affiliationSchool of Development Studiesen_US
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