WaterCAN is a growing network of citizen science activists who are committed water guardians and willing stewards advocating for clean, safe and sustainable water. This is achieved by:

  • Using citizen science that empowers civil society
  • Managing water quality testing, data and information
  • Driving corrective actions through accountability and advocacy
  • Protecting South Africa’s water resources
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Water Community Action Network at a glance

WaterCAN water testing tutorial

An initiative by

Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is a registered non-profit civil action organisation funded by the South African public.

OUTA focuses on tackling corruption and the misappropriation of public funds. The Community Action Network (CAN) is an independent division of OUTA funded separately, and with its own management team. CAN seeks to substantially improve municipalities by empowering and strengthening the role of local community organisations and associations. To find out more about OUTA, visit www.outa.co.za.