The interdisciplinary team of researchers involved in the
project is drawn from different parts of Europe - Spain,
the UK, Germany, Finland, Hungary - and brings together
expertise from a range of different areas, including economics,
political science, environmental science, law, and water
The Watertime project is overseen by a steering committtee
with representatives from consumer organizations, environmental
organizations, and trade unions.
WaterTime is funded by the European Commission under the
Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development Section
of the Fifth Framework Programme.
To contact any of the partners, please email
of Greenwich, UK
|PSIRU undertakes empirical and policy research into the restructuring
of public services across Europe and around the world. It maintains
an extensive database on privatisation, and produces public policy
reports on sectoral and regional developments.
Complutense de Madrid, Spain
|The ERL conducts teaching, research and consultancy around the core
subjects of work, employment and society. Its multidisciplinary team
has conducted research in Spain and internationally in the fields
of public finance, administration and water.
Institute of Environmental
Engineering and Biotechnology (IEEB), Tampere University of Technology,
|IEEB has carried out research on water sector institutions
and organisations for the past 18 years, in Finland, Europe and developing
countries, and part of IEEB has developed the path-dependency analysis
of decision-making using a past-present-future axis.
Water Affairs, Hamburg, Germany
|IWA is a consultancy specialising in water management, international
water law and politics, whose work is centered on multi-disciplinary
assessment of water-related EU Directives and their expected influence
on European water policies. Its work combines technical, legal, cultural
and natural science expertise and integrates it with political analysis.
College, Budapest, Hungary
|The College has educated water engineers and managers for 40 years,
and its courses for both civil and environmental engineers include
specific preparation for management, decision-making and information
WaterTime project is coordinated by PSIRU,
University of Greenwich:
PSIRU, Business School, University of Greenwich,
Park Row Greenwich, London SE10 9LS.
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