Freshwater Action Network
– grassroots influencing on water and sanitation

Website terms and conditions

Use of this website constitutes acceptance of the following terms and conditions.  Freshwater Action Network (FAN) reserves the right to seek any legal remedies for any violation of these terms and conditions.

Our terms and conditions also apply if you follow links to any of our external sites such as Facebook and Flickr.

The information provided on this website is for general and educational purposes only. FAN accepts no responsibility or liability for the completeness, accuracy or reliability of any information contained on or downloaded from the website. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information on the website before relying on it and any reliance you place on it is done at your own risk. You can also access other sites via links from the FAN website. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.

You must not reproduce or disseminate any of the material in the FAN website without reference to the source.


The opinions on the blogs are those of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views of their organization or Freshwater Action Network.

Community interaction and moderation

We want the FAN website to be a space for intelligent discussion and we allow users to post comments to help achieve this aim. Comments are moderated and are subject to review before approval and posting. We welcome debate and dissent but personal attacks or discrimination (on authors, other users, or any individual or group), persistent trolling and mindless abuse will not be tolerated. If participants ignore these requirements we reserve the right to refuse approval or remove comments, and, if necessary, remove subsequent messages referring to the original offending comments. 

We will not allow discussions to descend into flame-wars and reserve the right to curtail or redirect discussions if they become threatening or malicious.

We will not approve any comments that are obviously commercial or spam-like in nature or that may place us in legal jeopardy.

We’d like to the keep things inclusive and safe for all so please stick to comments that are relevant and constructive and report any problems or abuse of our terms and conditions.