"The promotion of hygiene and prevention of disease by maintenance of sanitary conditions (as by removal of sewage and trash) —often used attributively"
Spin-off technologies for water Article
Can space technologies help improve WASH provision in camps and informal settlements?
The Human Right to water and sanitation
What does your morning routine look like? For most readers I’d assume you use the toilet, wash your hands, and maybe take a shower. However, do you ever stop to consider the water you use to shower, or the soap you use to wash your hands? Often, especially in developed countries, these things are taken for granted, rightly considering access to adequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) as basic Human Rights (Figure 1).
Call for local perspectives: Service provision of water, sanitation and hygiene
Local perspectives and case studies
The aim of the local perspectives and case studies feature is to learn about gaps in water resource management from affected individuals, communities, civil society, professionals, researchers or organisations in the field to identify needs or potential solutions that space technologies could contribute to.
The progress and potential of Sustainable Development Goal 6 and how Space Technologies contribute
Transitioning from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The world of WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) has come a long way in 30 years. Between 1990 and 2015, 2.6 billion people gained access to improved drinking water, whilst 2.1 billion gained access to improved sanitation (Unicef and World Health Organisation 2015). That’s a lot of people. But is it enough?
Founder and CEO at EuroMed Alliances for Consultancies and Capacity Development
Malek Abdulfailat is a practitioner, researcher, entrepreneur, and consultant in the field of Water, and Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH). He received his MSc. degree in Water and Environmental Sciences from Birzeit University. Since then Mr. Abualfailat has served in leading technical positions in various projects in the areas of infrastructure development, including water, wastewater, and solid waste management, and has worked on various tasks in relation to institutional capacity building and policy advisory support.
Head of the Environment and Water Institute Southern African Research and Documentation Centre
Egline is a climate change expert with academic and professional background in environment. She is the Head of the Environment and Water institute at Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) known as I Musokotwane Environment Resource Centre for Southern Africa (IMERCSA).
The role of groundwater in advancing Africa’s socio-economic development
The African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) is hosting a webinar that will discuss the significance and contribution of groundwater to water security including domestic supply for drinking and sanitation, agricultural and industrial productions as well as ecosystem services in Africa.
The webinar will feature expert presentations and panel discussions among groundwater experts from the private sector, CSOs, academia and research institutions both within and outside Africa.
42nd WEDC International Conference
The WEDC International Conference seeks to create a safe, open and honest exchange and debate of experiences of the WASH sector within the changing environment. It supports learning and sharing, which is critical for progress towards global goals and aspirations. The open-access repository of conference contributions will also support the sharing of experiences beyond the event and into the future. Typically attracting more than 400 participants from research, practice and policy communities across more than 40 countries, this is truly a unique international event.
9th World Water Forum Event
9th World Water Forum
The World Water Forum is the world's largest event on water. It has been organized every three years since 1997 by the World Water Council, in partnership with a host country. The 1st World Water Forum was held in Marrakesh in 1993 with few hundred participants. The World Water Forum has grown to be one of the most attended world events, with the number of participants ranging from a few hundred at its start to tens of thousands participants in recent editions.