Water for All was founded by Epiroc employees in 1984 (Atlas Copco employees at the time) and from 2018 Epiroc and Atlas Copco run the organization together. Water for All is financed through employee donations that are matched by respective companies with twice the amount. The Peter Wallenberg Foundation is also an important contributor. Since its foundation, Water for All has reached millions of people.
In 2019, more than 50 water and sanitation projects were implemented with Water for All funding in 33 countries, in total reaching more than 180 000 people.