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Wising up about water24 Aug 2015

'Water for development' is the theme of this year's World Water Week in Stockholm. WaterAid's Chief Executive Barbara Frost tells us why a country can only develop fully if it has access to water and sanitation.

WaterAid's Matt Smith

Are you tough enough?18 Aug 2015 | UK

Meet Matt Smith, the man who wants you (and your friends) to take on 20 toilet-themed obstacles – and a lot of mud – in our newest event this October.

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A Great Stink at the Houses of Parliament15 Jul 2015

In 1858, there was a Great Stink in the Houses of Parliament. The overwhelming stench of raw sewage in the Thames made the sanitation crisis impossible to ignore. Today, a little further from Westminster, the crisis is still real.