NEW: The GOBACIT network has expanded significantly, particularly in Latin America, where it became known as WATERLAT ( Although for a number of operational reasons, especially language, we maintained GOBACIT and WATERLAT separated since 2009, we have decided to reintegrate the two networks. The network has been renamed as WATERLAT-GOBACIT. We will maintain this site online for a while, but the new web address will be

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Edition of academic journals

  • J. E. Castro, L. Heller, and M Drakeford (eds.), Special Issue on “Comparative experiences in the provision of water and sanitation services: challenges and opportunities for achieving universal access”, Journal of Comparative Social Welfare, (ISSN: 1748-684X [electronic] 1748-6831 [paper]), Vol. 23, #2, 2007.