Global Applied Research Network in Water Supply and Sanitation (GARNET)

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1990, by Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), following international consultations associated with the end of the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade and endorsed in 1991. Currently responsibility lies with Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC), Loughborough (UK). Closed 2003.


Facilitate the sharing of relevant applied research information in water supply and sanitation sector on a global basis.

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Topic network coordinators (TNCs) maintain and run their own networks of researchers in specified topic areas: 'Institutional development and economic issues': institutional development; 'Socio-cultural and health issues': participatory approach, hygiene behaviour, urban environmental health, gender issues; 'Technical issues': rainwater harvesting, solar disinfection and distillation, iron and manganese removal, water quality monitoring, handpumps, pit latrines, nightsoil/sludge treatment, solid waste management recycling, waste water management, low cost sewerage. Local Network Centres (LNCs), established in Latin America, West Africa and South Asia, provide information about applied research activities at the local level. Maintains a database of applied research projects.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 76 countries
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Subjects *

  • Action
    • Application
  • Industry
    • Utilities
  • Societal Problems
    • Hygiene
  • Research, Standards
    • Research

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



Last News Received

1. Jun 2006
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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