Since The Ted Talk: Michael Pritchard On How He’s Helping End Water Poverty In Malaysia

Ted Talks   
August 6th, 2013

Since The Ted Talk: Michael Pritchard On How He’s Helping End Water Poverty In Malaysia

Clean water has never been an easy feat to conquer for nations who struggle with a populace stuck in poverty. Michael Pritchard found an innovative way to solve this problem. Instead of traditional methods of pipes and pumping stations, installed filtering systems at individuals’ homes can turn rain water into clean drinking water. These innovations have the possibility of ending global water poverty.

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Fixing South Africa’s Water System, With Citizen Inspectors

Co.EXIST   
April 29th, 2013

Fixing South Africa’s Water System, With Citizen Inspectors

South Africa struggles with a faulty water infrastructure that fails to provide for its growing population. WaterWatchers is a new initiative hoping to address this issue by allowing citizens to report and track problems within the system.

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An Incredibly Detailed Map Shows The Potential Of Global Water Risks

Co.EXIST   
February 1st, 2013

An Incredibly Detailed Map Shows The Potential Of Global Water Risks

Through the alliance of companies such as GE and Shell, the World Resources Institute has created Aqueduct, the highest high-resolution map of global water stress available today.

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‘World’s First’ Community-Owned Tidal Turbine Set for Shetland

CleanTechnica   
August 28th, 2012

‘World’s First’ Community-Owned Tidal Turbine Set for Shetland

The tidal turbine will be connected to an electricity grid and is intended to power a local ice plant and industrial estate. This project has been under development for three years and has received the assistance of the Community Energy Scotland and Shetland Islands Council.

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Wine Goes Green

The Solutions Journal    Yobo Member
April 17th, 2012

Wine Goes Green

One of the bumper stickers above my desk says “Nature makes a drought; man makes a shortage.” We may not be able to do anything about drought, but we can do something to manage the resulting scarcity.

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Building A Social Network For Clean Water With Apps And Cheap Tests

Co.EXIST   
May 28th, 2013

Building A Social Network For Clean Water With Apps And Cheap Tests

The app mWater is taking advantage of technology and readily available water testing kits to create a “social network for water” that allows people access to data concerning the quality and location of water that they are planning on using and drinking.

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Zimbabwe’s Farmers Dig In To Capture A Deluge

AlertNet   
April 11th, 2013

Zimbabwe’s Farmers Dig In To Capture A Deluge

Heavy rains in Zimbabwe first presented a challenge to farmers, but innovation has allowed communities to thrive and grow crops more successfully.

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Changing Sanitation In Rural India, From The Bottom Up

global envision   
November 7th, 2012

Changing Sanitation In Rural India, From The Bottom Up

The MANTRA project, based in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, helps to provide toilets and piped running water to communities where 85% of the population has no access to a toilet and 94% no running water.

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How to Save a Gallon of Water with Every Toilet Flush

PlanetSave   
July 29th, 2012

How to Save a Gallon of Water with Every Toilet Flush

I was so shocked at my own test of how much water I was wasting per toilet flush that I decided to shoot a video showing exactly how much water I was wasting and then showing how I save all that water after the quick fix. No special DIY skills needed.

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Is Your Business Idea Simple Enough?

Crain's New York Business   
March 13th, 2012

Is Your Business Idea Simple Enough?

Scott Harrison built a nonprofit called charity:water, based on Varick Street in Manhattan. Since its start in 2006, the group has raised more than $40 million to fund 6,185 projects, like wells and filtration systems, that bring clean water to more than 2.5 million people in 19 countries.

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