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Canada: Water crisis placing First Nations communities at risk

Water on land known as reserves in many indigenous communities in Ontario is not safe to drink, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has announced in a new report....

Waste flow calculator launched to help planning for urban sanitation

  Jonathan Andrews spoke to Ingeborg Krukkert, Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist at IRC about a new faecal waste flow calculator that determines faecal waste volumes along the...

United States: EPA to fund research into microbes in water reuse systems

The US Environmental Protection Agency has awarded US$329,650 to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to research human and ecological health impacts associated with water reuse and conservation...

Malawi: US$5 million to improve Malawi sanitation programme

The African Development Fund and the OPEC fund for International Development will jointly fund a US$5 million loan to improve water and sanitation services...

Stella Artois highlights clean water crisis through art installation

In partnership with Water.org, Stella Artois unveiled ‘The water clouds by Stella Artois’, a public art installation that visualised the impact of the “Buy...

‘Magic’ book can purify water

A book whose pages are made with bacteria killing metal nanoparticles could provide safe drinking water to millions it was revealed during the 250th...

International: Pay Drechsel recognised for research on safe wastewater use

Pay Drechsel (pictured above) from the International Water Management Institute has been awarded the IWA Water and Development Award for Research for increasing knowledge...

International: World Menstrual Hygiene Day celebrated

On 28 May, World Menstrual Hygiene day was celebrated in over 30 countries. The campaign’s main goal and vision is to create a world in which every...

Greywater reuse gets safety boost

Treated greywater is safe for irrigation and does not pose a risk for gastrointestinal illness or water-related diseases, researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute for...

Ecuador: Ecuador set to achieve complete sanitation coverage

CAF - Development Bank of Latin America, has revealed that the improvement and expansion of the potable water system in the parish of San...

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How can we achieve joined-up regulation to help meet the UN...

How can we achieve joined-up water regulation, connecting economic, health and environmental goals, to help meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 6? What are the...

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Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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