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Global Water Sanitation

The World's Devastating Water Crisis In A Snapshot

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

The chemical that spilled into a major West Virginia river last week forced about 300,000 people in Charleston and surrounding areas not to use their ...

We Need Water Markets if We're to Solve the Global Water Crisis

Forest Trends | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Forest Trends

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpg Fortunately poor farmers, there an approach that is quietly delivering water, autonomy and security to people around the world.

USAID Invests in Open-Source Mobile Tech for Water Sanitation Monitoring

Amanda Sperber | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
Amanda Sperber

USAID just announced its investment in mWater, a non-profit tech startup, whose phone app can instantly test and analyze water quality from local sources and share this information on their global, open-source water monitoring database.

In God's Hammock: Cuisine and Water Filters in the Dominican Republic

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 05.27.2013 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

Many consider ongoing change as fundamental for economic success, but what happens when innovation is hard to envision, let alone implement? And what if innovation needs to overcome deeply rooted social and economic divides?

Our Steadfast Resolve to Halt Needless Child Deaths

David Winder | Posted 08.14.2012 | Impact
David Winder

With all the amazing medical and social advances we enjoy today, it's staggering to think that around 700,000 children's lives could be saved over the next year by doing something as simple as providing clean water, safe sanitation and hygiene promotion.

A Smart Investment

Jan Eliasson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Jan Eliasson

Water and sanitation is a smart, lifesaving investment. It does not just save lives. It also offers an outstanding economic return to countries and people in Africa and Asia.