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TheWaterChannel NewsFlash: April 11, 2013
Webinar: Water, Integrity and Corruption
… and in recent news:
…Corruption Dirties the Water
…. agitation against alleged fraud in water bills in New Delhi. Over 10,000 residents vow not to pay their utility bills.
…customers deserve a refund if the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department overcharged the area to cover up mismanagement and corruption in the past.
” (United States)
The municipal water concessions market has not been immune to the rash of scandals in recent months…
Corruption is not specifically a water issue. But where corruption does hit the water sector, it puts lives and livelihoods at serious risk. It amplifies natural scarcity, limiting access and availability to those who need and deserve good quality water.
Corruption is all-pervasive, affecting everything from water resources management to drinking water services, irrigation and hydropower. It occurs in all phases—from design through construction to operation and maintenance of water systems.
Corruption represents lack of integrity in people and organizations. It is enabled by lack of governance, transparency and accountability— deficiencies that can be addressed by tools that help access information, demand accountability and build partnerships.
Water Integrity Network
will discuss this in detail, in a
organized by TheWaterChannel on
April 25, 2013 at 1300 GMT
your local timing
Attending the webinar is free and easy. Just click
, chose ‘Enter as Guest,’ listen to Binayak and put your comments/questions to him through the chat window. If you have any prior suggestions/questions for the speaker, send them to
For more information, go to
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