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World Water Day: U.S.-World Bank Agreement Raises Awareness, But Leaves Out Private Sector, Public Funding Details

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washington, dc, united states

The new memorandum of understanding for cooperation on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects, signed on World Water Day (March 22) by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and World Bank Group President Robert Zoellick, is a positive step because it raises the profile of water issues, according to two industry executives.