MASSCOTE is a step-wise procedure for auditing performance
of irrigation management, analyzing and evaluating the different elements of an irrigation system in order to develop a modernization plan
. The modernization plan consists of physical, institutional, and managerial innovations to improve water delivery services to all users and cost effectiveness of operation and management. Masscote is founded on a rigorous on site approach of the physical water infrastructure
(canals and networks) and introduces service oriented management
as a normal practice.