Financial incentives from the Mozambique Urban Sanitation Project have proved successful in improving water and sanitation access across the country.
Climate change is felt most deeply through water, with higher temperatures leading to droughts, floods, and rainfall variability, impacting low-income countries.
Artificial glaciers can serve as a source of fresh water for communities and ecosystems in the driest places, like India and South America.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community, a network of young people who volunteer their time and experiences to drive dialogue, action and change celebrates its 10 Year Anniver...
A number of countries are suffering increasingly severe droughts and water shortages. Kenyan farmers are using sand dams and solar pumps to help tackle the water crisis.
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.