In its recommendations, PricewaterhouseCoopers notes, "Given the termination of several private sector agreements in the water sector recently, e.g. Manila, Buenos Aires, Atlanta, etc, it will be important to gauge the interest of potential private sector investors and determine the project structure accordingly".
Although most of these problems related to the exorbitant tariff hike, pwc has sought further concessions for the private sector. Why, it had asked local authorities to raise tariff even before the privatisation process began. Accordingly, Delhi Jal Board raised tariff by over 100 per cent.