Media roundup - clean water, WASH news, January 9, 2023

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A woman collecting water from a tap stand. WaterAid/Prashanth Vishwanathan
Image: WaterAid/ Prashanth Vishwanathan

January 9, 2023

All the water, sanitation and hygiene news that's fit to publish.

In the media:
ABC News, “Worst cholera outbreak in decades kills 750 people in Malawi

New York Times, “In a Drought, California Is Watching Water Wash Out to Sea

USA Today, “Jackson, Mississippi, water crisis closed school campuses (again). What is the path forward?

AP, "Viatris Announces Donations Totaling $1 Million to Provide Aid Supporting Access to Healthcare, Food Security and Water Stewardship"

WaterAid America, "WaterAid America announces new board chair and treasurer"

World Council of Churches, “Two-day event in India focuses on water, sanitation, and hygiene

Bitcoin Insider, "Donating in Crypto: How Charities are Embracing Digital Assets"

CSR Times, "WaterAid’s partnership with USAID and GAP Inc. benefits 2400 villages across 7 districts of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra"

Smart Water Magazine, "Northern Ireland Water adopts satellite leak detection technology"

On socials:
Twitter, Live Science, “This is an ecological disaster that could expose millions to arsenic laced dust ⬇️

Twitter, Water Environment Federation, "From broken pipes to eye-opening clogs, @Discovery’s new series #SewerDivers takes viewers with them as they dive down deep to do all they can to keep our #cleanwater running and toilets flushing. Tune in!"

LinkedIn, Kelly Parsons, CEO WaterAid America, "WaterAid America announces new board chair and treasurer"

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.

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Toilets matter more than you might think. Sanitation is fundamental for the dignity and health of a community.

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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.

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