Water governance Pavitra Ganga

PAVITRA GANGA aims to create policy and social support for innovative technologies and concepts through a co-creation process in which stakeholders are engaged in the framing of the problem and the creation of promising water management solutions. Problem-focused learning processes and decision support models will lead to targeted decision support to policy makers.


  • Analyse (successful and unsuccessful) water governance systems across India and internationally for delivering improved wastewater treatment, re-use and resource recovery solutions.
  • Identify critical water quality issues and related socio-economic problems.
  • Develop structured decision support processes and multi-criteria decision analysis models to support regional water management in the case study areas.
  • Develop technology specific sanitation safety plans to assess, prioritise and mitigate exposure risks associated to wastewater treatment and reuse.