About us

Objectives and Missions

To coordinate the search for knowledge and latest development in the technical, legal, administrative and economic fields for Drinking water production , supply and of sanitation, To promote the exchange of information on methods, processes and procedures of drinking water production and supply and sanitation, To initiate, encourage and promote any action of cooperation and exchange in professional training.

Organes & Members

The Organization The Congress meets once every two years and brings together all the members, international organizations and experts. During these Congresses , technical sessions are organized to discuss on various topics. The General Assembly brings together all the members of the ASSOCIATION, once a year and ratifies the decisions or proposals made by the Executive Board The Executive Board manages and represents the political entity of the ASSOCIATION. It proposes the actions and the decisions to be discussed by…


The History of an Association with a Continental Calling Introduction UAWS was created after many negotiations which led to predict an uncertain future. Yet, slowly but gradually, it built a soul and an identity for itself by becoming an unavoidable association among water, sanitation and environment professionals. Its long walk lasted 31 years and enabled it to boast of a rich past and many achievements. Part One: The beginnings 1. Motivations and objectives Because of the continued decrease of rainfall,…

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5th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference (FSM5)
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Scholarship for Young Water and Sanitation Professional Program West-Africa 2017 - 2018
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