Presentation on global water issues
"Water - soon a rare commodity" made for the Development Instructor Conference in Denmark, where international volunteers preparing themselves to work at projects in Africa and India discussed the issues.
Reducing water consumption: Eskom
Eskom power stations run constantly, supplying in excess of 95% of South Africa’s electrical energy and more than half of the electricity used on the African continent. Without water, this output would not be possible.
Smart Sanitation Solutions
Examples of innovative, low-cost technologies for toilets, collection, transportation, treatment and use of sanitation products
1 billion lack clean drinking water: UN
UN agencies say over 1 billion people still have no clean water to drink and 2. 6 billion lack reasonable sanitation six years after the goal was set. The international community falls far behind in its plan to halve their number by 2015.
Arsenic Biosand Water Filter for Rural Areas in Nepal
A team of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and two Nepali NGO partners have developed a low-cost, innovative household water filter that is providing a long-term, sustainable solution to the problem of arsenic contamination.
Vetiver grass can be used for erosion control, water harvesting, water cleaning and much more.
Low-cost Water Supply in Record Time in Madagascar
BushProof, a private business with offices in Madagascar, now providing low-cost water supply in record time. The organization has given concept for rapid water provision by “jetted well” in rural areas.