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The Metro Water Initiative 2019

METRO Water Initiative - Water runs your business


Why Water Initiative?


It is powerful, and when used wisely, it can change the world. 
Watch the video to learn how! 


Access to safe water is one of the most efficient ways to support individual and collective development. Join our initiative and contribute to provide access to safe water to 250,000 people in India.




A consumption analysis helps you detect water wastage. Analyse your water consumption to detect any irregularities. Your water supplier or local water company will gladly help you.


If everything is tight and properly insulated, you save water and energy. Regularly check all seals, drain plugs and insulation to minimise water and heat loss!


Convert now – modern dishwashers save water and energy. It’s worth spending the money – modern, efficient dishwashers use significantly less water and electricity, which means they pay for themselves over their lifetime. 


Avoid running water as much as possible! Close the tap in time and use for example a basin filled with water to clean fruit and vegetables. 


Save with every flush – frugal flushing reduces water consumption. Upgrade your existing cisterns or invest in water-saving cisterns and reduce the water consumption of your toilets by up to two-thirds.


 Our Partners 2019

Whoever pursues a great goal needs great allies. That’s why we have great 
partners at our side this year. And together with all our customers
we can make a big change – just become a part of our initiative too.


Our Partners


With the purchase of METRO Water Initiative products you support a dedicated project in India: The Sheohar project, benefiting approx. 250,000 people. Our objective is to create permanent solutions, enabling local communities to become self-sufficient and independent.

On top, you support Social Art for Behavior Change, targeting 3 key behaviors: handwashing with soap at critical times, usage of household latrines and safe water storage and handling. Your purchase will help as well to train local famers in the use of efficient water technologies, waste management and entrepreneurial development

METRO Water Initiative & One Drop

The METRO Water Initiative

Following two successful seasons in 2017/18 that also raised awareness regarding the water topic, we are taking Metro Water Initiative to the next level. We have entered into a three year partnership with the One Drop Foundation from 2019, raising funds together with our customers, suppliers and partners to provide permanent access to safe water in India for a region with one of the highest needs. 

ONE DROP – sustainable access to safe water

One Drop is an international foundation created in 2007 by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté. At the core of its mission is access to water, sanitation and hygiene as a transformative force to improve the living conditions of some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. With the objective of delivering long-term impact and sustainability.

For more details about One Drop - Click here



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*WHO, (2012), Global costs and benefits of drinking water and sanitation, Web. May 21, 2015.