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Rain Water Harvesting - D3170, India
264_286617861_3.jpgDue to extreme pressure of life the water table is depleting every day and a lot of water which could otherwise be used gets dirty and becomes unusable when it comes into contact with drain water. In schools we see water being wasted when children drink directly from tap or fill their...672 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
Rotary Global Run4Water
263_765581077_3.jpgClose access to clean water helps reduce poverty; it's as simple as that.  Healthy adults and children are better able to work and can spend more time in school, instead of fetching water from far away.  Our mission is to help needy people in the world have clean drinking water,...676 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
Grass roots water filter people ''Potters for Peace''
186_390716711_3.jpgI came across "Potters for Peace (PFP)" website a few years ago while serving as Peace Corps volunteer in México.  I was searching for suitable household water treatment system for a rural children's project.  The Ceramic Water Purification system (CWP) by PFP had all the elements...933 days ago by RAGM, Category: Water
Sustainability Through Creative Financing: The Connection of Water and Micro-finance Programs
128_969560570_3.jpgWASRAG/WWSIV Breakout Session The World Water Summit (WWS) on 20th of May 2011, in New Orleans, LA was sponsored by the Water and Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (WASRAG). During the breakout session dealing with the connection of water and micro-financed programs...1046 days ago by Editor, Category: Water
TEDxDU - Ron Denham
130_993866125_3.jpg"Why, when we've spent billions of dollars, millions of man-hours, do people in Somalia for example, have to go from one puddle in the road to another for water for their family and their livestock? Or in Kenya, the women each morning go out from the village trek six kilometers or more...1046 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
The LifeStraw Concept
98_767371442_3.jpgThis information is from: http://www.vestergaard-frandsen.com/lifestraw "The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) call for a reduction of the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water by half between 1990 and 2015. Yet, an estimated 884...1265 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
Leading Experts Convene at World Water Week to Address the Global Water Challenges
85_822086069_3.jpgAbout 2,500 leading water experts are convening in Stockholm for the 20th annual World Water Week, which opened this morning with calls for better facilitated efforts addressing escalating global water challenges. Held under the theme: "Responding to Global Changes: The Water Quality...1268 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
Anupam Mishra: The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting
83_500444359_3.jpgWith wisdom and wit, Anupam Mishra talks about the amazing feats of engineering built centuries ago by the people of India's Golden Desert to harvest water. These structures are still used today -- and are often superior to modern water megaprojects. About Anupam Mishra To...1307 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
Water On The Table
86_648515648_3.jpg"Following best-selling author and self-proclaimed 'water-warrior" Maude Barlow, Water On The Table explores Canada's relationship to its most precious and increasingly threatened natural resource: freshwater. From the controversial corporate privatization of water to bulk water exports...1307 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
FLOW - For The Love Of Water
81_915537675_3.jpgIrena Salina's award-winning documentary investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century - The World Water Crisis. Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply with an...1308 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
World Water Week in Stockholm
80_889577388_3.jpgThe World Water Week in Stockholm is a week-long global water conference held each year in August or September. The World Water Week in Stockholm is arranged and led by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and covers a wide-range of water, development and sustainability...1308 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
Rainwater harvesting
78_735036373_3.jpgThere are two problems regarding fresh drinking water that I hear about often. One is that it is running out. Aquifers are nearing depletion, glaciers disappearing, and demand is exploding along with global population. The second problem, maybe the same problem in essence, is that...1308 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Water
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