- October 25-28, 2015: National Water and Wastewater Conference 2015
Where: Whistler, BC Organization: Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) Website: http://www.cwwawatergo.com/ CWWA as the voice of the national water and wastewater sector represents the interests of municipal water and wastewater treatment professionals – from managers, to operators to private sector partners – the federal government. This conference will merge several topics, for which we’ve […]
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- September 26-30, 2015: WEFTEC 2015
Where: Chicago, Illinois Organization: Water Environment Federation Website: http://www.weftec.org/ WEFTEC®, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, is the largest conference of its kind in North America and offers water quality professionals from around the world with the best water quality education and training available today. Also recognized as the largest annual water […]
- September 15-18, 2015: Western Canada Water 2015 Annual Conference and Exhibition
Where: Winnipeg, MB Organization: Western Canada Water and Wastewater Association Website: http://wcwwa.ca/events/wcw-annual-conference-exhibition/wcw15/
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- A Better Path: Gary White on WaterCredit [VIDEO]
Gary White, Co-Founder & CEO of Water.org, has been working to improve lives with access to safe water for more than twenty years. These two decades of experience led Gary to realize that the traditional cycle of philanthropy would never solve the water crisis for every person on the planet. There had to be a better path.
- Kontala Devi
More than 103 million people across India lack access to safe water. Kontala lives in the Indian state of Orissa. She has had access to safe water at home for just over a year now. Together with her neighbor, the two women took out a WaterCredit loan to construct this hand pump. Now, Kontala, her neighbor, and their families have safe water for drinking, cooking and bathing. To learn more about Water.org's commitment to helping empower women like Kontala and her neighbor to define their own future, read more here.
The success of this story was made possible by a generous grant from the PepsiCo Foundation.
Every mom has hopes for their children. Jacqueline shared her powerful vision for her son's future with us, just after their community installed a new, safe water system.
- The Stream, May 22: Obama Soon to Unveil New Clean Water Rule
The Global Rundown Municipalities in South Africa may soon be required to devote money to water infrastructure, while the United States federal government may soon have more power to limit pollution in the nation’s surface waters. Refugees from Burundi making their home in Tanzania are experiencing a cholera outbreak. Glaciers in the Antarctic have seen […]
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- The Stream, May 21: Drought Blocks Argentina’s Main Shipping Route
The Global Rundown Drought in Brazil is causing a bottleneck on Argentina‘s main shipping route, the now-too-shallow Parana River. Many farmers in the Marathwada region of India have chosen suicide instead of facing debt they cannot repay with drought-racked crops. Minnesota scientists are making a voyage across Lake Superior, taking water samples all the way. […]
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- The Stream, May 20: California Agriculture Volunteers Water Cutbacks
The Global Rundown California farmers are set to make a deal with state to cut water use. The U.S. military faces various climate change threats, and researchers think the Indian Ocean plays a large role in the global warming hiatus. The majority of Europe’s beaches met minimum water quality standards last year. South Africa is […]
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