Clean Water: Drinking, Cooking, Washing
Portable water filter for prevention of common diarrhoeal disease
HIGH-TECH TEA BAGS TRANSFORM DIRTY WATER: South African scientists have developed a high-tech tea bag-like filter that turns polluted water clean as you drink from it.
LIFESAVER® systems The world's first portable nano-filtration technology. Providing a simple, reliable source of sterile drinking water anywhere.
The Pumpmakers platform aims to provide safe, clean drinking water to people living in remote areas and a business concept to companies or entrepreneurs wanting to start their own business.
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The International Network on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage
This informal network, part of the University of Carolina's Gillings School of Global Public Health, brings together over 100 organisations working to promote and scale up adoption of practices and technologies that improve drinking water quality for vulnerable populations.
By providing information and promoting independent research, the network aims to reduce water-related diseases by promoting water treatment and safe water storage at the household level. The website provides an overview of the network, working groups and guiding principles. It lists participating organisations and relevant events, and publishes a monthly newsletter.
Water and Sanitation
The water and sanitation problem in the developing world is far too big for charity alone. We are driving the water sector for new solutions, new financing models, greater transparency, and real partnerships to create lasting change. Our vision: the day when everyone in the world can take a safe drink of water.
Co-founded by Matt Damon and Gary White, Water.org is a nonprofit organization that has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation.
Water.org traces its roots back to the founding of WaterPartners in 1990. In July 2009, WaterPartners merged with H2O Africa, resulting in the launch of Water.org. Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success. Its microfinance-based WaterCredit Initiative is pioneering sustainable giving in the sector.
Water and Sanitation Resources from Water.Org