WaterAid's Rebecca Owen

Six ways the Global Goals could change the world25 Sep 2015 | UK

Over the last three years, hundreds of thousands of you have joined our campaign for a Global Goal on taps and toilets – and today, it became a reality. Our Campaigns Officer Rebecca Owen explains what that could mean for all our futures.

Girl washing her hands

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.

Man dressed in Victorian clothing standing in front of a Victorian street scene.

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.