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What is AquaFed?

AquaFed is the International Federation of Private Water Operators. We represent private companies that deliver water supply or sanitation services under the direction of public authorities.

Our members are companies of all sizes, operating in around 40 countries, as both locally and internationally owned businesses. These companies operate through PPP contracts or licenses to supply drinking water and provide sanitation services to the public and commercial and industrial users. They work in urban, peri-urban and rural settings around the world.

Private Water Operators

Our missions

  • Advocating the benefits

    Private operators and public-private partnerships as an option for operating water and sanitation services for public authorities and consumers.

  • Demonstrating

    How private water operators contribute to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

  • Promoting

    the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation and the solutions for achieving these rights so no-one is left behind.

  • Working

    with partners to improve the water sector and solve issues by sharing our members’ expertise and work.

Join us

By joining AquaFed, you will be part of an international federation of companies based all over the world.

You will be able to connect with and network with other members and with the other organisations across the international water sector. You will also be able to connect via AquaFed to UN organisations, other intra-national bodies like the Sanitation and Water for All Partnership and national governments.