Researchers are looking at how ancient civilizations managed their water in scarce areas, inspiring current techniques to tackle worsening droughts and climate change.
New ways to purify water that rely on tech and accessible materials are key given over half the population could suffer from a lack of potable water by 2032.
Prior to these vending machines, Nairobi residents had to buy polluted water from informal vendors charging extortionate prices, usually stolen from municipal pipes.
To stop global warming and achieve all 17 SDGs, urgent action is needed to reduce emissions, reverse biodiversity loss and invest in renewable energy.
Governments are failing to find multilateral solutions to global problems. We examine solutions to three challenges: nutrition, water and digital literacy.
4.2 billion people around the world lack access to safely managed sanitation services, but a more circular approach to wastewater could help.
A device has been developed by Spanish engineers to condense air into drinking water, helping to improve water access for communities in Namibia and Lebanon.
Unless we respect the value of water and sanitation, we run the risk of never having enough resources to roll it out to everyone in the world.
We are still a way off achieving universal access to clean drinking water, sanitation and handwashing facilities writes Our World in Data's Hannah Ritchie.
Nevada has a new law banning “useless grass”. Restrictions are aimed at preserving the water supply. The state hopes to save billions of gallons of water.
Despite COVID-19, institutions and service providers are within reach of delivering clean water and sanitation for all. What will it take to achieve it?
India is on track for a 50% shortfall in its water supply by 2030. Here are 4 ways to attract the finance needed to keep the country's taps from running dry.
MIT engineers have developed a prototype water filter based on tree xylem, which could be used to remove contaminates to purify drinking water.
Greater public-private collaboration and innovative finance solutions are needed to improve global access to clean water and mitigate climate change risks.