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  • Date of completion: 2010-03-01
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Partnerships for SD (CSD11/WSSD)
Partners for Water and Sanitation (PAWS)

Partner(s)

Governments:
Government of Ethiopia
Government of Nigeria
Government of South Africa
Government of Uganda
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, DEFRA
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Department of International Development, DFID
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Drinking Water Inspectorate
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Environment Agency
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Office of Water Services (OFWAT)

Major Groups:
Partners for Water and Sanitation (PAWS) Secretariat (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Biwater (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Bournemouth and West Hampshire (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Bristol Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
British Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Building Partnership for Development (BPD) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Chartered Institution of Water & Environment Management (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Cranfield University (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Dee Valley Water plc (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Develop Solutions (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Earthtech (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Folkestone and Dover Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Game 6 (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Halcrow (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
IWO (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Institution of Civil Engineers (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
International Water Association (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Kelda Group (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
MidKent water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Mouchel Parkman Group (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Northumbrian Water - Ondeo Services, (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Severn Trent (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
South East Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
South Staffordshire Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
South West Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Southern Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Tearfund, (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Thames Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
UNISON (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
United Utilities (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
WEDC, Loughborough University (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
WS Atkins (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
WWF (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Water Reasearch Centre (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Water UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
WaterAid (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Wessex Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Yorkshire Water (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Description/achievement of initiative

Partners for Water and Sanitation's aim is to help improve access to safe water and sanitation for people in four African countries, using expertise from the UK water industry.

PAWS is a not-for-profit partnership whose members come from government, private sector and civil society. PAWS uses the wide range of skills from these partners to provide advice and support to projects on the request of our partner countries.

PAWS works on projects that aim to build capacity through knowledge transfer in the water and sanitation sector to help to provide a sustainable solution.

Mission Statement: Helping others, in partnership, to promote sustainable water and sanitation provision through our sector expertise.


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