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Water Web Consortium

The WaterWeb consortium has been created to promote the sharing of information concerning water and the earth’s environment. Our organization seeks to create a global community, bringing together educational, governmental, nonprofit, & commercial entities interested in water research, conservation, and management. WaterWeb’s goals are to advance water related issues, promote the use of quality information, and share information with water use stakeholders and decision makers.

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Water Education Foundation

The mission of the Water Education Foundation, an impartial non-profit organization, is to create a better understanding of water issues and help resolve water resource problems through educational programs.

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World Water Day (WWD)

The United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March of each year as the World Day for Water. World Water Day is pivotal to focusing attention on the need, among others, to: address the problems relating to drinking water supply,
increase public awareness on the importance of conservation, preservation, and protection of water resources and drinking water supply, and increase governments, international agencies, non-governmental organisations, and private sector participation and cooperation in the organisation of WWD celebrations.

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Water Reuse Association

The WateReuse Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the beneficial and efficient use of water resources through education, sound science, and technology using reclamation, recycling, reuse and desalination for the benefit of our members, the public, and the environment.

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Global Water

Global Water is an international non-profit, non-sectarian, non-governmental organization. By emphasizing volunteer help, Global Water serves as a vehicle for caring individuals to get involved in the world-wide effort to provide clean drinking water for developing countries.

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Urban Water Demand Management – POLIS Project on Ecological Governance

The Urban Water Demand Management Project (UWDM) is a 2-year initiative, which began in January of 2003 at the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance. The UWDM Project, based out of the University of Victoria, seeks to understand the structure and dynamics of urban water use, and to provide mechanisms to help reorient Canadian water management from supply to demand-side approaches. In the context of ‘Governance for Innovation’, a term that promotes the adoption of innovative and alternative solutions, the UWDM project intends to develop a comprehensive legal and policy framework; as well as decision making tools that are of national and regional significance.

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Global Water Partnership (GWP)

The mission of the Global Water Partnership is to “support countries in the sustainable management of their water resources.” The GWP's objectives are to: clearly establish the principles of sustainable water resources management, identify gaps and stimulate partners to meet critical needs within their available human and financial resources, support action at the local, national, regional or riverbasin level that follows principles of sustainable water resources management, and help match needs to available resources.

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International Association for Environmental Hydology (IAEH)

IAEH is a worldwide association of environmental hydrologists dedicated to the protection and cleanup of fresh water resources. The IAEH mission is to provide a place to share technical information and exchange ideas, and to provide a source of inexpensive tools for the environmental hydrologist, especially hydrologists and water resource engineers in developing countries.

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