Serving the Water-Health camp in a day
With the ‘Water-Health-Energy nexus’ high on the global agenda this year, our latest video was launched today at the Dutch national celebrations of World Water Day, held in the Friesian capital of Leeuwarden. The film ‘When WHEN came home’ features colourful scenes and interviews from each axis of the nexus, from Nicaragua to Indonesia, Guinea … Continue Reading ››
Your April learning curve
Want to catch up, build up, your knowledge of HWTS, as a practitioner or facilitator? There’s a new five-week online course, starting 7 April, for you on the why, and treatment options, more treatment options, implementation and impact assessment. A kind of HWTS 101, highly admirable, and an important part of the palette of the … Continue Reading ››
Benchmark in action: Testing times indeed
At last! The first round of testing was announced today for the International Scheme to Evaluate Household Water Treatment Technologies, established by the WHO in the spring of 2013. After detailed preparation of protocols, the closing date for this round is a tad sudden: 10 March 2014. The scheme assesses the performance of HWTS products – to … Continue Reading ››
The Water Book of the Year, Decade, Millenia!
It comes in weighty with some 600 pages, but that’s not why ‘Evolution of Water Supply Through the Millennia’ shakes in your hands. The book vibrates with that impassioned knowledge that engineers sometimes allow themselves. Clearly a labour of love, it is fabulous, in the true sense of the word, relying on ancient fables, legends, … Continue Reading ››
Knock, knock, who’s there? It’ssss Nazava!
A surging player in HWTS, the Indonesian Nazava Water Filters company won the main prize in the Nokia Health Category of the Tech Awards 2013 and received a cash prize of 75,000 USD at the annual Tech Award Gala, on 14 November, in San … Continue Reading ››