Urban

One in four girls does not complete primary school - compared to one in seven boys - and the lack of proper sanitation is partially to blame. ITT and Water For People hosted a discussion at the World Water Congress in Vienna to talk about how public and private partnerships can foster innovative...

Bangalore's sprawling expansion outpaces the public utility's ability to accommodate skyrocketing demand for water and sanitation services, and it is increasingly common for new residential communities to assume total management for their own water and sanitation services through their resident welfare associations. The principal challenge the associations face is ensuring their water security...

A National Consultation Meet was organized by WaterAid towards developing a Citizens Report on Water and Sanitation in India was held on the 12th January 2008 at New Delhi. The proposed Citizens Report aims to present to the nation, peoples contexts, how they cope with the current situation of water and sanitation, their ideas, priorities constraints and expectations on different aspects of...

The World Water Week concluded at Stockholm on August 23rd. with 2400 scientists, leaders and various representatives from more than 100 countries. Action is crucial, stakes are high and time is running out, were the key messages coming from the World Water Week (August 17th - 23rd). The focal points throughout were sanitation and hygiene, climate,...

Since its foundation in 1968, the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) has facilitated the sharing, promotion and use of knowledge so that governments, professionals and organisations can better...

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