Partners

 

The International Association of Water Supply Companies in the Danube River Catchement Area (IAWD)

is concerned with improving and safeguarding the water quality of the Danube and its tributaries. IAWD encourages all measures and attempts directed at avoiding and eliminating all contamination of, and hazards to, the raw water quality in order to ensure reliable drinking water supply.

IAWD Brochure

Web: www.iawd.at

The World Bank

The World Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030:

End extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.25 a day to no more than 3% Promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every country

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries.

Established in 1944, the World Bank Group is headquartered in Washington, D.C. We have more than 10,000 employees in more than 120 offices worldwide.

What we do? (external Site)

Web: www.worldbank.org

 

Supporters

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance has made an initial contribution of €4.5 million for three years to a multi-donor trust fund through which the Danube Water Program is financed.  

Web: www.bmf.gv.at

Open Regional Fund (ORF) by German GIZ and Swiss Development Cooperation SDC

The Open Regional Fund for Southeast Europe - Modernisation of Municipal Services was launched in 2007 by the German Cooperation to strengthen municipal services and foster cooperation between Logal Government Units (LGU) in the region. The ORF is supported by the Swiss Cooperation since 2013. It is closely coordinated with the program Local Leaders Southeast Europe: Lead for Change (LLSEE), also funded by the German Federal Ministry for Cooperation (BMZ) and aimed at strengthening the capacity of municipalities and public utilities in the water and sanitation sector via decicated training.

Web: www.giz.de, Swiss Agency for Development and Coooperation

Related documents:

GIZ ORF MMS Activities in the Water and Sanitation Sector in South-East Europe

Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe - Modernisation of Municipal Services - Regional benchmarking initiative for water and sanitation sector in South-East Europe

 

Christophe Di Marco (GIZ) - The ORF and the DWP

 

Water Utility Associations

 

Albania - Water Supply and Sewerage Association (SHUKALB)
 
Water Supply and Sewerage Association of Albania (SHUKALB)
Shoqata Ujësjellës Kanalizime e Shqipërisë
“Pjeter Bogdani” Street, “Teuta”, Ap. 5/4 Tirana, Albania
Email: info(at)shukalb(dot)al
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 2000
Full-time staff: 5 permanent, 1 voluntary
Type of members: Water and wastewater utilities, utility employees, professionals, private companies and students
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Austrian Association for Gas and Water (ÖVGW)
 
Austrian Association for Gas and Water (ÖVGW)
Österreichische Vereinigung für das Gas- und Wasserfach
Schubertring 14, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Email: office(at)ovgw(dot)at
 
Scope of services: Water
Year of creation: 1881
Full-time staff: 15
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Austrian Water and Waste Management Association (ÖWAV)
 
Austrian Water and Waste Management Association (ÖWAV)
Österreichischer Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaftsverband
Marc-Aurel-Straße 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Email: buero(at)oewav(dot)at
 
Scope of services: Wastewater
Year of creation: 1909
Full-time staff: 8
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Aquasan Network in B&H (Aquasan)
 
Aquasan Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Aquasan)
Aquasan mreža BiH
Bosanskih Banova 23, 77 000 Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: aquasanbih(at)gmail(dot)com
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 2010
Full-time staff: 4
Type of members: Utility companies, utility employees and professionals
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Association of Waterworks of Republika Srpska (VRS)
 
Association of Waterworks of Republika Srpska (VRS)
Udruženje "Vodovodi Republike Srpske"
Stefana Nemanje br. 13, Istonco Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: info(at)vodovodirs(dot)org
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater in Republika Srpska
Year of creation: 2001
Full-time staff: 3
Type of members: Utility companies
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Assocication of the Employers of UCs in FBiH (UPKP)
 
Assocication of the Employers of Utility Companies in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (UPKP)
Udruženje / Udruga poslodavaca komunalne privrede u Federaciji BiH
Jadranska bb/2, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: upkp(at)bih(dot)net(dot)ba
 
Scope of services: Utility services in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Year of creation: 1999
Full-time staff: 1
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Bulgarian Water Association (BWA)
 
Bulgarian Water Association (BWA)
Българска асоциация по водите
Bul. "H.Smirnenski 1", Block B, Room 109, 1046 Sofia, Bulgaria
Email: bwa(dot)sofia(at)gmail(dot)com
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 2001
Full-time staff: 5
Type of members: Utility companies, utility employees, trade companies, professional and academics
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
 
Ivan Ivanov at the 2015 Danube Water Conference
Croatian Water and Wastewater Association (HGVIK)
 
Croatian Water and Wastewater Association (HGVIK)
Hrvatska grupacija vodovoda i kanalizacije
Folnegoviceva 1 , 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Email: N/A
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 1972
Full-time staff:
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Croatian Water Pollution Control Society (HDZV)
 
Croatian Water Pollution Control Society (HDZV)
Hrvatsko društvo za zaštitu voda
Ulica grada Vukovara 220, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Email: hdzv(at)voda(dot)hr
 
Founding year: N/a
Staff: N/a
Service provided: N/a
Type of members: N/a
Czech Republic - Water Supply and Sewerage Association (SOVAK)
 
Water Supply and Sewerage Association of the Czech Republic (SOVAK)
Sdružení oboru vodovodů a kanalizací České republiky (SOVAK ČR)
Novotného lávka 5, 116 68 Prague, Czech Republic
Email: sovak(at)sovak(dot)cz
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 1989
Full-time staff: 5
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Hungarian Water Utility Association (MaVíz)
 
Hungarian Water Utility Association (MaVíz)
Magyar Víziközmű Szövetség
Sas u. 25., IV. emelet, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Email: info(at)maviz(dot)org
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 1990
Full-time staff: 10
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Kosovo - Water and Wastewater Works Association of Kosova (SHUKOS)
 
Water and Wastewater Works Association of Kosova (SHUKOS)
Bill Clinton Street, Nr.13, Pristina, Kosovo
Email: info(at)shukos(dot)net
Web: www.shukos.net (under construction)
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 2001
Full-time staff: 3
Type of members: Public water and waste water utilities
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
FYR Macedonia - Association of Utility Service Providers (ADKOM)
 
Association of Utility Service Providers of Macedonia (ADKOM)
АДКОМ - Здружене на даватели на комунални услуги на РМ
Aven. Jane Sandanski No 112-2/2-1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Email: adkom(at)t-home(dot)mk
 
Scope of services: Municipal services
Year of creation: 2004
Full-time staff: 2
Type of members: Utility companies
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Moldova National Association of Water and Sanitation Utilities (AMAC)
 
Moldova National Association of Water and Sanitation Utilities (AMAC)
Asociatia "Moldova Apa-Canal"
V. Alecsandri Str, 1, Kishinev, MD-2009, Republic of Moldova
Email: apacanal(at)yandex(dot)ru
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 2000
Full-time staff: 10
Type of members: Utility companies and company-suppliers of equipment and services for water and wastewater use
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Montenegro - Waterworks Association of Montenegro (UVCG)
 
Waterworks Association of Montenegro (UVCG)
Udruženje Vodovoda Crna Gora (UVCG)
Jerevanska 40, 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro
Email: udruzenjevikcg(at)t-com(dot)me; vodovodnkuo(at)t-com(dot)me
Web: N/A
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 1999
Full-time staff: 1
Type of members: Utility companies
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Romanian Water Association (ARA)
 
Romanian Water Association (ARA)
Asociaţia Română a Apei
Splaiul Independence No 202H, Bl. 2, Section 1, Sc. A, Ground Floor, Ap. 2, District 6, Bucharest, Romania
Email: secretariat(at)ara(dot)ro, expoapa(at)ara(dot)ro
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 1995
Full-time staff: 25
Type of members: Utility companies
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
 
Silviu Lacatusu at the 2015 Danube Water Conference
Serbia - Association for Water Pres. and Prot. in the South of Serbia (WASS)
 
Association for Water Preservation and Protection in the South of Serbia (WASS)
Asocijacija za zaštitu i očuvanje voda južne Srbije
Knjeginje Ljubice 1/1, 18000 Niš, Serbia
Email: wass(dot)office(at)gmail(dot)com
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 2015
Full-time staff:
Type of members: Utility companies
Serbia - Association for Water Technology and Sanitary Engineering (UTVSI)
 
Association for Water Technology and Sanitary Engineering of Serbia (UTVSI)
Udruženje za tehnologiju voda i sanitarno inženjerstvo
Sindjeliceva 21, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Email: office(at)utvsi(dot)com
 
Scope of services: Water professionals
Year of creation: 1960
Full-time staff: 5
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Serbia - Inter-institutional professional network in water sector of Serbia (IPM)
 
Inter-institutional professional network in water sector of Serbia (IPM)
Inter-institucionalna profesionalna mreža u sektoru voda Srbije
Ul.13.oktobra br 7, 35230 Ćuprija, Serbia
Email: office(at)ipm(dot)org(dot)rs
 
Scope of services: Water professionals
Year of creation: 2008
Full-time staff: n/a
Type of members: Water professionals working in the public sector
Serbia - Waterworks and Sewerage Association of Serbia (WSAS)
 
Waterworks and Sewerage Association of Serbia (WSAS)
Удружење водовода и канализације Србије
Email: office(at)udruzenjevodovoda(dot)org
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewaters
Year of creation: 2011
Full-time staff:
Type of members: Utility companies
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Slovakia - Association of Water Companies (AVS)
 
Association of Water Companies (AVS)
Asociácia vodárenských spoločností
Email: avs(at)avssr(dot)sk
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 2004
Full-time staff: 2
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Slovenia - Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (CCIS)
 
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (CCIS)
Gospodarska zbornica Slovenije (GZS)
Dimičeva ulica 13, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Email: info(at)gzs(dot)si
 
Scope of services: Chamber of commerce
Year of creation: 1851
Full-time staff: 2
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting
Ukrainian Association of Water Utilities (UKRVODOKANALEKOLOGIA)
 
Ukrainian Association of Water Utilities (UKRVODOKANALEKOLOGIA)
Українська асоціація підприємств водопровідно-каналізаційного господарства "Укрводоканалекологія"
10 Mehanizatoriv Street, 3035 Kyiv, Ukraine
Email: ukrvodokanal(at)ukr(dot)net
 
Scope of services: Water and wastewater
Year of creation: 1995
Full-time staff: 9
Type of members: Utility companies, private companies, institutions, research and design companies
Services offered:
Training
Technical assistance
Knowledge exchange
Lobbying & advocacy
Public relations
Standards setting

 

Municipality Associations

 

Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe

Varshavska 36 A, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Email: info(at)nalas(dot)eu
 
Scope of services: Local authorities of South-East Europe
Year of creation: 2001
Full-time staff: 9
Type of members: Associations of local authorities
 
Fatos Hodaj at the 2015 Danube Water Conference