Media roundup - clean water, WASH news, August 3, 2022
August 4, 2022
All the water, sanitation and hygiene news that's fit to publish.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the news
In the media:
Fortune, “To solve the water crisis, companies are increasingly turning to AI”
Independent, “Why clean water is an important part of the climate discussion”
The Atlantic, “Some Indian Women Have No Choice but to Hold It In; A lack of toilets is a public-health crisis"
Circle of Blue, “Chilli Peppers, Coffee, Wine: How the Climate Crisis is Causing Food Shortages”
Earth.org, "Water Scarcity in Africa: Causes, Effects, and Solutions"
Smart Water Magazine, “World Bank to finance $500 million for flood preparedness in Bangladesh”
World Economic Forum, "Why businesses must act together to alleviate the global water crisis"
"Rainwater tanks help ensure communities"
"Rain gauge tech helps local villages measure and manage water supply"
"12 years ago, the United Nations recognized that clean water and sanitation are basic human rights"
From advocacy to engineering, we cover a lot of ground, but the fundamentals of our work are simple:
Clean water infrastructure means people can access clean, running water 365 days a year.
Toilets matter more than you might think. Sanitation is fundamental for the dignity and health of a community.
Hygiene is the final piece of the puzzle. Good hygiene helps people stay healthier, it prevents the spread of diseases and allows people to flourish.