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 ››
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 ››
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 ››
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 ››
The film crews have gone, the Bollywood actors and actresses have withdrawn with sighs of relief and renewed commitment, the village women have left their hiding places and swept up, the village men have chortled yet again about when the chicken sat(?) on the camera lens and Normal Life has returned to a settlement in … Continue Reading ››