#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: Study

    Bottled Water Has Twice as Many Microplastics as Tap Water: Study

    By Joe McCarthy|March 15, 2018

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

  • Article: What Can be Done About all the Plastic in our Drinking Water?

    What Can be Done About all the Plastic in our Drinking Water?

    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