- April 15, 2015: GHD Webinar: Using Alliance Contracts to Improve Project Performance and Reduce Risk
Where: Online Organization: GHD Website: http://www.ghd.com/WISe/alliance
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- June 24, 2015: SFU BLUE: Community-Engaged Water Research
Where: Vancouver, BC Organization: Simon Fraser University Faculty of Environment, Canadian Water Summit Registration: http://watersummit.ca/?q=node/1174267
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- After the Rain
In the summer of 2013, Toronto and Calgary were rocked by floods that cost each municipality millions of dollars in damage. Flooded cars were stranded on the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto, and the Bow River surged through the streets of Calgary. Extreme weather events like these force politicians to revisit their region’s mitigation and […]
- For her children, for their health
Nusrat is 34 years old, a wife, and a mother of six children. She has lived in a village in rural Odisha, India for the last 19 years without a toilet. Nusrat’s children are in school now, and have asked her “why do we have toilets at school, but not at home?” Read how Nusrat and her husband changed this.
- From Indonesia
Water.org is transforming more lives with safe water through new projects in Indonesia. Photographer Benjamin Heath has documented some of our work in the country, and we are pleased to share here.
- Rumyati's blue cart
To the casual observer, this tired, old cart may seem useless, its paint chipping, and its axels beginning to rust. When Rumyati looks at it, though, she sees the vehicle which brought her family out of poverty and into a better life, overflowing with safe water.
- The Stream, March 31: Taiwan Delays Water Rationing Thanks to Rainfall
The Global Rundown Taiwan takes measures to respond to low reservoir levels while drought in western India drives farmers out of villages to find seasonal work. Africa’s largest solar-powered water well is installed in a refugee camp. Rice fields in Vietnam are threatened by salt water. And scientists expect deeper droughts for Australia. “They sweat […]
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- The Stream, March 30: Polluted River Segments in India Double in Last Five Years
The Global Rundown India’s rivers are getting dirtier while the prime minister proposes new measures to clean up the Ganges. Maryland’s largest city is telling homes and businesses to pay late water bills or face service cuts. West Virginia’s governor weakened a chemical safety law. A mining company cancels copper project in Peru over water […]
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- Federal Water Tap, March 30: Rules for Fracking on Public Lands and an Analysis of Fracking Fluids
The Rundown New fracking rules seek to protect water sources while the EPA assesses fracking data. Most of the West already has a federal drought designation. The U.S. Geological Survey reminds Congress that many details about national water use are a black box. A bill to boost funding for tribal irrigation repairs moves out of […]