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  • Kurita´s donation to CARE – final realised project measures and impacts for Somali refugees

    Last year, we continued our social involvement by donating money to CARE. CARE is a leading humanitarian organisation fighting against global poverty. With our financial support, we decided to focus on more livability for Somali refugees living in Dadaab camp, Kenya. The supported project started 1st of April, 2015 and ended on 31st of March, 2016. Kurita is proud ...


    By Kurita

  • Help the Bahamas to Recover from Hurricane Dorian

    Fluence is proud to support the work of the Caribbean Desalination Association in their humanitarian efforts following the destruction left by Hurricane Dorian. Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Bahamas as a powerful Category 5 storm, leaving behind widespread damage to homes, businesses, and essential infrastructure. The full impact of the hurricane is still unfolding, yet we know that the affected ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • New WHO report argues safer water means better health

    Safer water for better health -- the first-ever report depicting country-by-country estimates of the burden of disease due to water, sanitation and hygiene highlights how much disease could be prevented through increased access to safe water and better hygiene. This comprehensive overview provides the epidemiological evidence and economic arguments for fully integrating water, sanitation and ...

  • Rescue Team Training in the UK

    Does your company require rescue team training? At Civil Engineering Safety Limited we have experience working in even the toughest environments, including those with underground vaults, storage silos, sewers, motorway access panels, chambers, pits and disused basements. Our training is ideal for those who work in confined spaces, roads and highways, and places which require water ...

  • WaterAid Receives Major Grant From Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Program in Nigeria

    WaterAid has received a grant of up to $6.3 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to enhance the lives of thousands of poor people in Nigeria through improvements to sanitation. Across the globe, 2,000 children die every day from diarrheal diseases caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation.  In sub-Saharan Africa, 223 million people have no toilet at all, while 193 ...


    By WaterAid

  • APC Technology exits water sector as losses mount

    AIM-listed APC Technology Group today agreed to sell its water hygiene and treatment business for £1.8 million, just two years after having bought it for nearly £4.8 million. The unit, which formerly traded on the stock exchange under the Green Compliance name, has deepened its losses since being taken private, and generated a pre-tax loss of £2.1 million on revenues of ...

  • Kurita supports Somali refugees in cooperation with CARE

    We continue our social involvement as Kurita Europe by donating money to CARE. CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Our donation helps 160,000 inhabitants of a refugee camp in Kenya. We help Somali refugees for a better future by ensuring the access to basic education, sufficient water, hygiene and sanitary supply. Due to the sustained unsafety situation in Somalia ...


    By Kurita

  • Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development Call For Papers

    Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA Water Science & Technology Water Science and Technology: Water Supply Journal of Water and Health Water Intelligence Online Water Policy Hydrology Research (formerly Nordic Hydrology) Water Practice and Technology Journal of Water and Climate Change (NEW for 2010) Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (NEW for 2011) ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Decision-making support tools - water, sanitation, and hygiene sector

    While more than a billion people lack safe water and 2.6 billion lack access to sanitation worldwide, numerous technologies and approaches already exist to provide access to clean water, safe sanitation, and hygiene education. In a report from the Pacific Institute and the Woodrow Wilscon Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP), scientists and development experts evaluate ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Conclusions from the water, sanitation, hygiene forum

    5 Ways to WASH Innovation On Feb. 2 BCLC and the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD) hosted a forum about innovating in the WASH sector (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene). Here are five key conclusions: The technology needed to meet the access issues that millions of ...


    By 3BL Media

  • New Sales Partner in Austria

    After extensive discussion and intensive product training in Meerbusch, the companies Dr. A. Kuntze GmbH and Ing. G. Pucher – Dosing expert for water disinfection and hygiene in Nestelbach – have agreed on a new sales partnership.Mr. Gerhard Pucher, engineer, has acquired through years of business in the Austrian water treatment market profound knowledge on disinfection applications ...


    By Kuntze Instruments GmbH

  • Ecolab Closes on Purchase of Latin America Food & Beverage Business

    Ecolab Inc. announced it has closed on its previously announced purchase of Quimiproductos S.A. de C.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (“FEMSA”) (NYSE: FMX), a Mexico-based multi-national company. With estimated 2012 revenue of $43.4 million, Quimiproductos is a leading manufacturer and provider of cleaning and sanitizing and water ...


    By Ecolab Inc.

  • Ahlstrom contributes to the improvement of children`s conditions in India through the Eva Ahlström Foundation

    Ahlstrom Oyj donates EUR 90,000 to the Eva Ahlström Foundation. The Foundation supports with the donation a UNICEF Finland project in India. The donation is made under the authorization granted by the Annual General Meeting, held on March 30, 2011 giving right for the Board of Directors to make donations at their discretion. With the help of this donation, the Eva Ahlström Foundation ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Young Professionals propose action plan for WASH in slums

    Swedish Water House convened a workshop during World Water Week in Stockholm, together with the Water Youth Network, by and for young water professionals. Both speakers and audience took an active role in formulating an action plan to address water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in slums. We invite all stakeholders to comment and contribute to the ...

  • Journalists welcome to apply for WASH Media Awards

    The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) welcome entries for the fourth edition of the WASH Media Awards. This competition is open to journalists who publish or broadcast original investigative stories and reports on water supply, sanitation or hygiene (WASH) related issues and their impact on individual and country ...

  • Nigeria declares state of emergency for water sector

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared a state of emergency in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector in a bid to galvanise action and investment. The declaration comes amidst concerns that Nigeria is falling behind in terms of access to water and sanitation. “[The declaration] means that there is political will, at the highest level, to commit more investment,” ...

  • Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for June 12

    Ecolab Inc. Executive Vice President and President, Global Food & Beverage, Jill S. Wyant, will address financial analysts at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference on Wednesday, June 12 in Chicago. Ecolab will host a live webcast of Ms. Wyant’s presentation. Details for the webcast are as follows:    TIME: 11:00 am Eastern Time  ...


    By Ecolab Inc.

  • Training for Confined Spaces

    Are You Looking for Training for Confined Spaces? Fortunately, we’ve come a long way since miners risked their lives working in terrible conditions, usually in confined spaces. Over 90,000 people died or suffered injuries when working in mines in the UK from 1850 to 1914. If you work in confined spaces nowadays, you have electric lights, incredible safety equipment and, ...

  • UN mobilizes relief efforts after deadly tsunami strikes South Pacific

    United Nations aid agencies are working with authorities across the South Pacific to help coordinate relief efforts in the wake of a tsunami that has struck Samoa, American Samoa and an island in northern Tonga, killing dozens of people, swamping towns and villages, and damaging vital infrastructure. At least 62 people are confirmed to have died in Samoa, while six others are dead on the Tongan ...


    By United Nations

  • Apply for the 2014 WASH Media Awards before June 15

    Are you a journalist covering water and sanitation issues? SIWI and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) now welcome entries for the 5th edition of the WASH Media Awards. WASH Media Awards recognise and support the crucial role of the media in raising awareness of the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene services (WASH). The award aims to help ...

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