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Combating corruption is of utmost importance to achieve the target of MDGs in water supply, sanitation and health

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About 20-40% of water finnaces is being lost due to dishonest and corrupt practices ( The World Bank).  As per Global Water Corruption Report corruption increases price of water networks from 25-45% and construction sector is the most corrupted one. Contractors pay bribes to win contracts and then the low quality work and materials resulting shorter life and limited capacity of water networks. The cost for a household connection is US$ 400.

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Promoting integrity in the water sector worldwide: Water Integrity Network

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The Water Integrity Network (WIN) was formed in 2006 to respond to increasing concerns among water and anti-corruption stakeholders over corruption in the water sector. It combines global advocacy, regional networks and local action, to promote increased transparency and integrity, bringing together partners and members from the public and private sectors, civil society and academia, to drive change that will improve the lives of people who need it most.

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ASHWAS – a Survey of Household Water and Sanitation in India

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ASHWAS is a participatory survey conducted by Arghyam – an Indian charity organisation- with the support of partner NGOs to ascertain the status of domestic water and sanitation in rural Karnataka from a citizen perspective. The aim of the survey is to  create awareness on water and sanitation issues and introduce a participatory approach to deal with these issues. The survey covered 17,200 households in 172 gram panchayats (GPs) across 28 districts of the State during 2008-09. In addition, separate information was collected from gram panchyat officials and village elders.

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