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Water and Sanitation

OGP members tackle disparity and safety issues in water and sanitation through commitments ranging from improved access to fighting corruption.


Challenges involved with safe water and sanitation (WASH) are increasingly complex and widespread. Around the world, 30 percent of people do not have access to clean water and a troubling six in ten lack safely managed sanitation. WASH can be greatly improved with better transparency, participation, inclusion and accountability. 

WASH, along with other public services such as health and education, are some of the least explored areas in OGP, with only nine members currently implementing WASH commitments.  Commitments that do exist, encouragingly, focus on creating inclusive dialogue and feedback loops. 

OGP countries are in a unique position to address many of the root causes of WASH issues, including corruption and poor quality, as well as lack of prioritization, access, equity, and accountability.


  1. Community Climate Resilience Pilot

    AUS0006, 2019, Environment and Climate

  2. Implementation of the National Water Plan

    UY0099, 2018, E-Government

  3. Open data in public works

    HN0063, 2018, Capacity Building

  4. Transparencia en la gestión de residuos de la Ciudad de Madrid y creación de una plataforma de información de residuos de Madrid

    MAD0009, 2018, Capacity Building

  5. Gestión de recursos hídricos

    CL0058, 2018, E-Government

  6. Improve water resource governance

    TN0040, 2018, E-Government

  7. Water resource management

    BR0109, 2018, Capacity Building

  8. Access to Information

    COT0001, 2018, Capacity Building

  9. Open Geo-Spatial Data for Development

    KE0020, 2018, E-Government

  10. State water Cadastre

    AM0039, 2018, E-Government

  11. Acceso a información sobre servicios de agua.

    PY0046, 2018, E-Government

  12. PUBLIC SERVICES –Sanitation

    SEK0010, 2018, Public Participation

  13. Sensibilizar y formar a la ciudadanía sobre los efectos de cambio climático, el uso eficiente de los recursos naturales, la gestión de riesgo a desastres, para el cuidado del medio ambiente y su publicación en datos abiertos

    GT0085, 2018, Capacity Building

  14. Re-qualification, Rehabilitation, and Accessibility Program

    CV0002, 2018, Health

  15. Implementación de un sistema de información integral sobre proyectos de inversión en saneamiento

    PE0079, 2017, E-Government

  16. Developing a new transparency portal for Madrid City Council

    MAD0002, 2017, Asset Disclosure

  17. Transparencia en la calidad y cantidad de agua

    PA0031, 2017, E-Government

  18. Information on water services, sewerage, water sources and sewage ponds available for public access and use by July 2017.

    KIG0004, 2017, E-Government

  19. Gestion participative de ague segura

    LAL0002, 2017, E-Government

  20. Public Service - Sanitation

    SEK0002, 2017, Infrastructure & Transport

  21. Improving public access to preventive and curative strategies to combat Chronic Kidney Disease

    LK0001, 2016, Health

  22. Waste Management

    SL0014, 2016, Capacity Building

  23. Transparency of contracts of public resource exploiting

    MN0032, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  24. Comunidades resilientes

    HN0058, 2016, Capacity Building

  25. Georreferenciación de las solicitudes denuncias e infracciones al Código de Aguas

    CL0034, 2016, E-Government

  26. Sitio web de transparencia Codelco

    CL0035, 2016, E-Government

  27. Modernización y transparencia de los sistemas de contratación y control de gestión de Obras Públicas

    CL0044, 2016, E-Government

  28. Detailed open spending data

    NL0023, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  29. Medir el consumo de agua y descargas tanto en volumen como en calidad, así como promover su reuso, la descarga cero de los grandes consumidores y supervisar su tratamiento, transparentando la información para facilitar la participación ciudadana en la vigilancia.

    MX0069, 2016, Capacity Building

  30. Canales de monitoreo ciudadano de obras y servicios públicos.

    PY0027, 2016, E-Government

  31. National waste management information system and related e-services

    BG0045, 2016, E-Government

  32. Reportes de averías en tema agua

    DO0044, 2016, E-Government

  33. Puntos de monitoreo ambiental

    UY0070, 2016, Capacity Building

  34. Starred commitment Plan Nacional de Aguas

    UY0072, 2016, Capacity Building

  35. Comités de Cuencas Hidrográficas

    PA0019, 2015, Environment and Climate


    CR0045, 2015, Infrastructure & Transport

  37. Electronic portal on water resources administration and management

    AL0036, 2014, E-Government

  38. To establish an open data system by December 2016.

    TZ0027, 2014, Capacity Building

  39. Improve Quality of Openness in Health Services

    ID0031, 2014, Health

  40. Community Empowerment to Support Environmental Sustainability

    ID0044, 2014, Environment and Climate

  41. Canales de Diálogo y Participación Ciudadana

    PY0021, 2014, Health

  42. Ensure transparency all agreements on investment, stability and production- sharing of public-owned resources such as water, minerals, oil and land.

    MN0005, 2014, Extractive Industries

  43. Development of a unified and interactive information panel on the implementation of the Water for All Program, which can be publicly accessed through the internet

    BR0043, 2013, Capacity Building

  44. Water Coalition

    NL0011, 2013, Public Participation

  45. Water data and mapping

    TZ0002, 2012, Water and Sanitation

  46. Client service charters

    TZ0005, 2012, E-Government

  47. Starred commitment Access to health, education, and water data

    TZ0008, 2012, Open Data

  48. Starred commitment Citizens’ “How Do I?” website

    TZ0012, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  49. Reports on tax exemptions

    TZ0023, 2012, E-Government

  50. Having Cleaner beaches

    MT0001, 2012, Environment and Climate

  51. Environment

    MT0003, 2012, Environment and Climate

  52. Plan de seguimiento de inversiones en “Utilities”

    CO0026, 2012, Water and Sanitation

  53. Promoting Public Participation: 1.c. Open Data Portal

    KE0006, 2012, Education

  54. Publish List of Subsidy Beneficiaries

    MX0008, 2011, Education

OGP Global Report Data

The data below is drawn from the 2019 OGP Global Report. You can view and learn more about the report here.

These are members making OGP commitments to improve their performance in the respective policy area. As members that have demonstrated political commitment through OGP, the next step is ensuring that implemented commitments have maximal impact.

Indicates that member has a starred commitment in this policy area.

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