Water Conservation

May 1, 2019

England is set to run out of water in just 25 years

Fountains in front of Tower Bridge at sunrise. Russ Francis England is set to run out of water in 25 years due to population growth, poor water […]
February 11, 2019

Living on One Dollar – Change series

Our exploration of extreme poverty didn’t end with the film Living on One Dollar. Watch the below episodes to learn more and take action! Episode 1: The […]
February 11, 2019

MEET JEAN BOSCO

Our anticipation for the morning radiated. I could nearly smell our excitement as we went to meet the the crew from Living Water International at one […]
January 29, 2019

As 2nd Brazil Dam threatens to collapse, Death toll rises to 58

Before and after images show the damage caused by the collapse of a mining dam in Brumadinho, Brazil. At least 58 are dead and hundreds are […]
January 29, 2019

60 dead, nearly 300 missing after dam collapse in Brazil

The dam is operated by the largest mining company in Brazil. WATCH | Nearly 300 people feared dead after Brazilian dam collapses By Aicha El Hammar CastanoJan 28, […]
November 14, 2018

Dam problems, win-win solutions

Decisions about whether to build, remove or modify dams involve complex trade-offs that are often accompanied by social and political conflict. A group of researchers from […]
September 10, 2018

World Bank announce first sustainable water bond

The World Bank have launched a Sustainable Development Bond series to raise awareness of the importance of ocean resources. The international financial institution has plans to […]
September 1, 2018

Time to focus on water management in Arab world as source of growth and stability

Co-authored by Pasquale Steduto, FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa. In Gaza, the drinking water tastes like seawater. Years of neglect and poor management, […]
September 1, 2018

The Story of Water

A Deep Dive Into Earth’s Most Seminal Substance “Water, thou hast no taste, no color, no odor; canst not be defined, art relished while ever mysterious. […]
August 29, 2018

Three reasons our oceans need young people

This World Water Week, we spoke with 19-year-old Ben May, Founder and President at ThinkOcean and a student at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the […]
August 27, 2018

Inclusion in water: breaking down barriers

In many countries, women walk over six kilometers to collect water. Between 2006 and 2012 in Niger, women traveled an hour, on average, to fetch water. […]
August 15, 2018

45+ Ways to conserve water in the home and yard

How to save time and energy around your home while spending less on your water bill. Water Conservation in the Home … The most effective way […]
April 22, 2018

The answer is in nature

Our planet has an artfully designed solution to the global water crisis: Trees   A satellite image shows forest cover over Panama on 28 March 2017. […]
April 4, 2018

Our water, our future

How women are pushing national change in one of Africa’s smallest nations. While the idea of an island may call to mind the image of a […]
April 2, 2018

World Water Day 22 March

Water is an essential building block of life. It is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs […]
February 19, 2018

Crisis in Cape Town: 3 months until the taps run dry

Just a few years ago Cape Town’s water supply seemed secure. Access to water in South Africa’s largest city was taken for granted, and affluent residents […]
January 12, 2018

Addressing water-related conflict and disasters

The majority of the impacts of climate change, including natural disasters, are felt in the hydrological cycle – and their frequency and magnitude are expected to increase in coming […]
November 26, 2017

Tripoli’s El Mina Struggles With Pollution, Works on Sewer Network Too Slow

The pollution crisis in Lebanon worsens on a daily basis, ravaging the Lebanese regions, one at a time, changing the appearance of seaside areas and tourist […]
September 8, 2017

Making seawater into drinking water with the help of the sun

In Morocco, a big new solar-powered plant for turning seawater into drinking water is being built. Is the business case for renewable-energy-powered desalination technology becoming strong […]
June 23, 2017

Water infrastructure challenges and opportunities

Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council (WWC), describes how climate change is affecting the natural water cycle and points out the necessity for water […]