#WorldHealthDay: Bahamas Recovers from Hurricane Dorian, Equipped with Safe Water to Face COVID-19

Story and photos by Water Mission www.watermission.org Just seven months since Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, the islands stand against yet another crisis: the threat of COVID-19. But today, on World Health Day, they also stand resilient, equipped with necessities, such as safe water, that will help them weather this storm. To date, the Bahamas has reported 29 cases and five deaths from the new coronavirus. Shipments of consumables and supplies […]

How to improve and measure water quality in healthcare facilities

Originally published in WASH in Healthcare Facilities, a publication by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Under resourced facilities were prevalent in Liberia during the Ebola outbreak, including lack of reliable, accessible safe water. Water treatment solutions, testing and monitoring were implemented using a partnership model. Wards now have safe water. In 2014, at the height […]

6 Effects of the Global Water Crisis

Story and photos by Water Mission www.watermission.org From high infant and mother mortality rates to inflated household expenses, the effects of the global water crisis are costly and far-reaching. Across the world, 2,100,000,000 people bear the physical, financial, social, and emotional costs of the lack of access to clean, safe water: 1 – The global […]

What is community investment and how does it help end the global water crisis?

Story and photos by Water Mission www.watermission.org As we usher in 2020, we want to highlight the communities we serve. They are, after all, the reason why we do what we do 365 days a year: putting an end to the global water crisis through partnerships, innovative technology, and engineering expertise. Every one of these communities – from Latin America and the […]