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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...

Berlin’s river deemed “excellent” for swimming

A record number of participants have swum in the Spree River, Berlin at the Fourth Flussbad Cup as the city celebrated the yearly open...

City leaders are key to solving sanitation challenge

New research from WaterAid has identified that strong leadership is the key to success for tackling the ever-growing sanitation challenge caused by uncontrolled urbanisation...

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...

International: WASH Alliance shifts strategy to sector development

In a bid to strengthen continuity after WASH programmes conclude and to strive for universal access to WASH by 2030, Wash Alliance International has...

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....

India suffering worst water crisis in its history

A nationally unprecedented water crisis threatens the lives of millions in India, according to the National Institute for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) think tank. Around...

Kenya: USAID finances new safe water programmes

The Kenyan government, US Embassy, and representatives of international donors and private corporations have launched two drinking water projects worth US$86.5 million in a bid to ensure local...

LA uses plastic balls to protect reservoir

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, has released the final batch of ‘shade balls’ onto the surface of the Los Angeles Reservoir, marking completion...

Liberia: Sixty-three thousand Liberians to gain access to safe water supply

The International Development Association, part of the World Bank, will provide US$10 million credit to increase access to piped water supply services in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, and surrounding...

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Integrated water management for all

How to cope with multiple and competing uses of water is a defining issue of our time. The concept of integrated water resources management...

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Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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