#Water & sanitation

  • Article: UK Water Companies Vow to Plant 11 Million Trees to Go Carbon-Neutral

    UK Water Companies Vow to Plant 11 Million Trees to Go Carbon-Neutral

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 19, 2019

    They want to protect the country’s bodies of water. Read more

  • Article: Billions Rely on Himalayan Glaciers for Water. But They're Disappearing.

    Billions Rely on Himalayan Glaciers for Water. But They're Disappearing.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2019

    “This is the climate crisis you haven’t heard of.” Read more

  • Article: A Team of Female Engineers Brought Running Water to This  Guatemalan Village

    A Team of Female Engineers Brought Running Water to This Guatemalan Village

    May 2, 2018

    An all-girl group of students spent their spring break in the trenches. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizens in the Netherlands Made Waves on World Water Day

    Global Citizens in the Netherlands Made Waves on World Water Day

    By Sneha Tatapudy|April 11, 2018

    And they did it all from their university campus Read more

  • Article: Bottled Water Has Twice as Many Microplastics as Tap Water

    Bottled Water Has Twice as Many Microplastics as Tap Water

    By Joe McCarthy|March 15, 2018

    The effects on the human body are unknown but potentially harmful. Read more

  • Article: Your Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Here’s What You Can Do About It

    Your Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Here’s What You Can Do About It

    By Joe McCarthy|March 13, 2018

    The amount of plastic created by humans since 1950 weighs as much as 1 billion elephants. Read more

  • Article: The People of Cape Town May Have Just Saved Their City From a Huge Crisis

    The People of Cape Town May Have Just Saved Their City From a Huge Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|March 7, 2018

    Drastic measures seem to be working — for now. Read more

  • Article: Extreme Water Rationing Helps Cape Town Push Back Water Apocalypse

    Extreme Water Rationing Helps Cape Town Push Back Water Apocalypse

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 21, 2018

    The city is even now suggesting that Day Zero could be averted. Read more