Women in Water Decisions: Three Ways You Can Make Waves

Including women in water decisions results in more clean water for all. Access to enough clean water for personal and domestic use is a basic human right. You would think that caregivers, mainly women, who amplify the effects of water would get access to clean water. They don’t.

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Household Water Treatment and Storage in Developing Countries: Three Ways You Can Help

By Rose Delaney, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | March 8, 2019 What’s Household Water Treatment and Storage? (HWTS) In a nutshell, “Household Water Treatment and Storage” is an important public health initiative that improves global access to water. Significantly, it improves the quality of water by treating it in the home. […]

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New Clean Water Technology Installed in Rohingya Refugee Camps: The Refugee Crisis as a Water Crisis

By Rachel Porter, Publishing Project Leader for Save The Water™ | February 28, 2019 Thousands of Rohingya refugees now have a reliable supply of safe water thanks to innovative, solar-powered, clean water systems. The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN’s refugee agency, installed the new technology across refugee camps […]

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Contamination Strikes Again: Brazil Dam Collapse

By Rose Delaney, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | February 9, 2010 Brumadinho Dam Collapsed: Loss of Life and Missing Workers On the 25th of January, a dam collapsed in Brumadinho, located in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. As a result of the burst, the collapse caused a mudslide and the […]

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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene WASH: 6 Ways You Can Help

By Rose Delaney, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | January 11, 2019 What’s WASH? Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene. First of all, in 2015, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly put forth the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6). Overall, SDG 6 calls for both the global accessibility and effective management of […]

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Land Use, Han River Basin, Seoul: Keeping Pace with Population Growth

By April Day, Director, Publishing Group for Save The Water™ | July 31, 2018 Introduction: Population Growth and Land Use Thankfully, nowadays people survive birth and live longer.1 This has resulted in population increases, which are expected to continue into the future.2 Along with population growth, land use will change. For example, in South Korea, […]

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Race to Slow Ocean Acidification: An Approach Toward Restoration of Natural Water Balance Using Sea Grass

By Bhanu Agarwal, Publishing Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | May 17, 2018 Ocean water faces many threats. One such threat is acidification, which has many harmful effects on marine species. As a result, the field of ocean acidification research is rapidly expanding.1 This research has led to better understanding of the […]

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The Ugly Truth about “Single-use” Plastics and Their Effect on Our Oceans

By Eric Labrador, Publishing Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | May 4, 2018 Plastic pervades a person’s daily life and its use has created an unhealthy relationship with a toxic after-effect. The market for plastic packaging dominates every part of consumer-life from meat packaging to grocery bags.1 For example, everyone loves getting […]

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End Of Life Plastic Pollution: An Impending Disaster

End of Life Plastic Pollution By Suraj Rajendran, Project Lead, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | April 6, 2018 Plastic. The ever-growing synthetic material is lightweight, water-resistant, durable, strong, economical, and resistant to corrosion as well as chemicals. You can find it anywhere you look, and you cannot find it if you […]

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Philippines, David in Size, Goliath in Plastic Pollution

By Albert Garcia, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | March 27, 2018 Plastics Are Everywhere, and Hurt Marine Life We use plastic daily. Whether plastic water bottles, plastic bags, toothbrushes, plastic cups, or plastic eating utensils, plastic pervades our environment. We all practically live in a plastic world, whether we notice it […]

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European Union Water Framework Directive (EU-WFD): Revisions Looking for a Way Forward

By Lynsey Mugomba, former Researcher for Save The Water™ | March 3, 2018 In Response to Public Polls about Water, the European Union Adopted a Water Framework, the EU-WFD In October of 2000, the European Union adopted the European Union Water Framework Directive (EU-WFD).The EU-WFD responded to increased demand by environmental organizations and EU citizens […]

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Ocean Acidification: The Worldwide Growing Concern

Credit: NOAA PMEL, Courtesy: National Science Foundation8 Written by Albert Su, Staff Writer for Save The Water™ | February 20th, 2018   While it is well acknowledged that climate change is a result of carbon pollution, ocean acidification is another vast carbon problem that will prove to catastrophize the ocean ecosystem if it is not taken […]

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