International Water Association

Uganda: Sanitation programme rolled out in Lake Victoria

The second phase of the Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation Programme has been commissioned in Ntungamo, Uganda. Financed by a US$102 million grant from the African Development...

International: Sanitation improves across 13 countries

Close to 11 million people no longer practise open defecation across 13 countries, according to a new report from the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF). The results are...

Pakistan: Coca-Cola helps Pakistan fight polio

At the Rotary International Convention 2016 held in Seoul, Coca-Cola Pakistan announced funding of 10 million Pakistani rupees (US$96,000) to provide a further seven solar filtration plants. Under...

UN recognises proper sanitation as a human right

With more than 2.5 billion people worldwide, one third of the total population, living without access to proper toilets, the United Nations General Assembly...

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...

Latin America and the Caribbean: Call for innovative water and sanitation startups

The Inter-American Development Bank is issuing an open call for innovative startups working on water, sanitation, hygiene and health projects to enter its seventh Demand Solutions event. The...

Kyrgyz Republic: New results-based pilot to upgrade household sanitation

More than 100,000 people living in 52 villages across the Kyrgyz Republic are expected to benefit from improved access to quality water and sanitation...

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...

West and Central Africa: Finance for sanitation mobilised

A total of 153 senior representatives from government, NGOs and utilities from 24 countries in West and Central Africa met in Dakar, Senegal, to...

International: UNICEF links safe drinking water with climate change

UNICEF has said the push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging due to climate change, which threatens...

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Investing in SDG 6: A vital confluence of natural, human, and...

By Kala Vairavamoorthy   At any given moment, day and night, a quarter of a million people are aloft, jetting at 800 km/h at an altitude...

NEWS

Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...
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