Three for the price of two, 30% off, special offer
Yet in the water sector, annualized capital costs can be equal to the annual operating costs.
By focusing on capital efficiency, we can reduce the sector’s future financing gap, and thus make filling that gap somewhat easier.
Unfortunately, one of the challenges in delivering greater capital efficiency comes from the way many donor funds are passed to end users.
Lack of data on capital costsSurprisingly, whilst investing in infrastructure is our core business, it is hard to find information on capital costs.
As practitioners, therefore, we should perhaps start to think more carefully about how we encourage capital efficiency.