Watershare is a consortium of several of the world’s most reputable water research organisations and water companies who share the goal of applying high level global knowledge and expertise to local water challenges. Members work according to the highest scientific standards.

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Argentine  - Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos S.A. (AySA) is the concessionaire of public services of drinking water and sewage collection for the City of Buenos Aires and 25 parties of the Buenos Aires conurbation, a strategic region of Argentina and one of the most densely populated areas of the continent.
Contact: Gonzalo Meschengieser
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Business Development Group (BDGroup)

Romania - Business Development Group (BDGroup) established in 1992, is a Romanian consultancy company with over 25 years of experience in contributing to the local and regional development in Romania and Central & Eastern Europe by involving stakeholders in various sectors.BDGroup focuses on sustainable local development by creating a competitive institutional and economic environment, coherent policy adaptation to EU legislation, and functional institutional and legislative frameworks to stimulate business development and private-public partnerships.
Contact: Ciprian Nanu
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Cyprus - The Centre for Risk and Decision Sciences (CERIDES) provides a holistic offer to the academic and business world. The Centre is based on the offering of educational (taught), research and consulting solutions. The Centre has emerged from the synergies that have been identified between the Centre for Risk, Safety and the Environment (CERISE) and the Decision Support and Systems Optimization (DSSO) Laboratory and operates under the auspices of European University Cyprus. It is the first cross-disciplinary, cross-School Center of Excellence of European University Cyprus.
Contact: George Boustras
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Cornell University

United States of America - Cornell University, based in Ithaca, NY, USA, is a large public and private university active across sectors, scales, and interests in water research. Within Cornell, the group of Decision Analytics for Complex Systems has primary research interests related to sustainable water management given conflicting demands from renewable energy systems, ecosystem services, expanding populations, and climate change.
Contact: Patrick M. Reed
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Cranfield University

United Kingdom – As the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Cranfield University creates leaders in technology and management, unlocking the potential of people and organisations by partnering with business and governments to deliver transformational research, postgraduate education and professional development.
Contact: Heather Smith
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Dalian University of Technology

China - Dalian University of Technology (DUT) is the first formal university of a new type founded by the Communist Party of China on the eve of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, for the construction of China's industrial system. DUT keeps fostering elites, promoting science and technology, inheriting excellent cultures and guiding the social climate as its mission, adheres to DUT spirit of “Unity and Progress, Truth and Innovation”, dedicates itself to the creation, discovery, impart, conservation and application of knowledge, and endeavours to undertake social responsibilities to serve the country and the world.
Contact: Haixing Liu
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Oman - Drinking water and electricity services are critical to the development of Oman. The Public Authority for Electricity and Water provides high quality sustainable and reliable potable water and power services to all people in the Sultanate of Oman. Our mission is working towards establishing water transmissions and distribution networks and applying systems to manage them with high efficiency.
Contact: Saud Al Nadabi
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Eau de Paris (EdP)

France - Eau de Paris collects, transports, treats and distributes an average of 483,000 m³ of drinking water every day to 3 million users. She manages customer relations and educates the general public about water-related issues. It ensures that its heritage is maintained and that it remains at the cutting edge of research. It also offers companies and communities alternatives to drinking water via non-potable water offers. A 360 ° mission that makes Eau de Paris the preferred contact for Parisians on water-related issues.
Contact: Jean Baron
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Spain – Eurecat is a provider of innovative and exceptional technology to respond to your needs for innovation and to drive and enhance their competitive edge.The natural bridge between the world of knowledge and the economic fabric.
Contact: Gabriel Anzaldi Varas
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United Kingdom - The Centre for Water Systems (CWS) at the University of Exeter meets a real need for research into water systems engineering. Supporting, developing and operationalising sustainable water management is a key challenge for the future that is strongly addressed by the Centre’s activities.
Contact: Slobodan Djordjevic
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IO Solutions

Turkey – io Environmental Solutions Research and Development Co. has been established in 2004 respecting both, nature and humanity; to produce proper, permanent, modern and scientific solutions by integrating the knowledge and experience of the leading experts. io Environmental Solutions Research and Development Co. executes projects at Arı Technocity, which is located in Istanbul Technical University.
Contact: Erdem Görgün
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IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

Sweden – IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL) was jointly founded in 1966 by the Swedish state and national business interests with a view of carrying out research on industrial air and water issues. Today IVL is an environmental agency concentrating on much more with a broad environmental profile. IVL combines applied research and development with close collaboration between industry and the public sphere. Environmental experts, engineers, social scientists, economists, and behavioural scientists work together enabling IVL to work holistically and tailor each intervention to their customer’s needs. The goal is to help clients develop resource- and cost-effective solutions that contribute towards a sustainable society.
Contact: Rupali Deshmukh
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Japan Water Research Center (JWRC)

Japan – Japan Water Research Center (JWRC) is a non-profit research organization dedicated to the study and solution of important needs and challenges surrounding drinking water supply in Japan. JWRC was established in 1988 to improve public health through collaborative efforts with professionals from utilities, industry and science. Their research focuses on the water service delivery and utility management as well as the technologies and practices for water treatment and distribution. The mission of JWRC is threefold, to improve drinking water service and make it more sustainable, to conduct research on key drinking water issues and publish outcomes, and to facilitate cooperation and collaboration among stakeholders in the drinking water sector.
Contact: Kuni Takahashi
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Kompetenz Wasser Berlin

Germany – The Kompetenzzentrum Wasser Berlin (KWB) is a non-profit PLC founded in 2001 based in Berlin. Shareholders are the Berliner Wasserbetriebe and the Technologiestiftung Berlin. The statutory mandate is the promotion of science, research and development in the water sector. All research projects dealing with intelligent water management focus on applicable results. KWB develops research projects by crosslinking future topics like digitization, resource efficiency, energy and climate resilience with the traditional fields of the urban water cycle such as groundwater, water/wastewater technology, sewer management and surface water protection.
Contact: Bodo Weigert
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Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

South Korea – Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is a science and technology institute working to bring a better quality of life to all people by preparing for the future.KIST was founded as the first S&T research institute of Korea in 1966 and since then, it has continually played a leading role in national development. Many government-funded research institutes have been modelled after KIST and as such, KIST has set the standards to become the national think tank of science and technology.
Contact: Seockheon Lee
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KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden - Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. It's Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge.
Contact: Prosun Bhattacharya
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The Netherlands – KWR Water Research Institute assists society in optimally organising and managing the water cycle by: creating knowledge through top-quality research, building bridges between science, business and society, promoting societal innovation by applying the best knowledge available.
Contact: Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia
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National Technical University of Athens

Greece – The National Technical University (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology, and has contributed unceasingly to the country’s scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836. It is closely linked with Greece’s struggle for independence, democracy and social progress.
Contact: Christos Makropoulos
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Naturalis Biodiversity Center

The Netherlands – At Naturalis Biodiversity Center we want to describe, understand and explore biodiversity for human wellbeing and the future of our planet. Using the collection, our researchers can carry out groundbreaking work. They do that on-site throughout the world and in our laboratories in Leiden. Thanks to their research, our understanding of how nature works and how we can use it is increasing.
Contact: Berry van der Hoorn
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Singapore – PUB is a statutory board under the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. It is the water agency that manages Singapore’s water supply, water catchment and used water in an integrated way.PUB has ensured a diversified and sustainable supply of water for Singapore with the Four National Taps (local catchment water, imported water, NEWater, desalinated water). To provide water for all, PUB calls on all to play our part to conserve water, keep our water catchments and waterways clean and build a relationship with water so we can enjoy our water resources. If we all play our part, we can have enough water for all our needs – for industry, for living, for life.
Contact: Shirley Gu Yan
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Tsinghua University

China - Tsinghua is one of the most prestigious universities in China. Through teaching, research and innovation, Tsinghua is committed to the advancement and well-being of the nation and the world.
Contact: Yanchen Liu
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Mexico – Victoria provides comprehensive solutions to their customers in engineering, innovation and hydraulic technology, provided with personalized service, to place on the market and to be recognized as leaders in the industry nationwide. Victoria’s vision is being the number one company in the design of systems, equipment supply and storage of water for urban developments and buildings, always focusing our actions on achieving see a more worthy for its inhabitants Mexico, through continuous improvement of our products, generated by teamwork, innovation, research and development.
Contact: Raul Mejorada González
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Vlaamse Landmaatschappij

Belgium – The Flemish Land Agency (VLM) is a Flemish public institution, aiming to improve the ecological, economical and social values on the countryside and in peri-urban areas. To achieve this, it has developed a set of legal instruments and such as Land Development, Land Development for Nature, Land Consolidation, Land Bank, Agri-environmental Measures.VLM uses these instruments in cooperation with its partners with a customized approach for each challenge. Since water quality and water quantity is an important asset, VLM has built organisational capacity (hydrological knowledge, monitoring networks) to deal with water issues in different projects.
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Water Research Commission

South Africa – The WRC Vision is to have highly informed water decision-making through science and technology at all levels, in all stakeholder groups, and innovative water solutions through research and development for South Africa, Africa and the world. To be a global water knowledge node and South Africa’s premier water knowledge hub active across the Innovation Value Chain.
Contact: Mamohloding Tlhagale
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Water Services Association of Australia

Australia – Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) is the peak industry body representing the urban water industry in Australia. Their members provide water and sewerage services to over 24 million customers in Australia and New Zealand and many of Australia’s largest industrial and commercial enterprises. Based on a vision of 'customer driven, enriching life', WSAA facilitates collaboration, knowledge sharing, networking and cooperation within the urban water industry.
Contact: Jason Mingo
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WIRC @ Bath

United Kingdom – The Water Innovation and Research Centre at the University of Bath (WIRC @ Bath), launched in collaboration with Wessex Water, provides a unique environment to engage globally in research and policy on water technologies and resource management. The centre comprises multidisciplinary research teams, with wide expertise in the natural sciences and engineering, as well as in social, economic and political sciences, in policy, and in business management. Our research is divided into five core themes that tackle the fundamental issues surrounding water: water treatment; water resources; water management; water and public health; and water, environment and infrastructure resilience.
Contact: Jan Hofman
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WLN Indonesia

Indonesia – Founded in 2008 and located in Manado, North Sulawesi. WLN Indonesia is well known as an excellent Environmental Laboratory Services provider. In close cooperation, WLN Indonesia works with WLN The Netherlands, WMD Water and universities and research institutions.
Contact: Arief Rakhmadi
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