water crisis

A Window into a World in Water Crisis

By Jhon Sánchez The water crisis is already here. I open my kitchen faucet in New York City, and I don’t realize that there is a water problem. But, access to clean water is still a problem for millions of…

Why Las Vegas Is at the Heart of Western States’ Water Conundrums

A city in the middle of the desert with less rainfall than any other in the nation was bound to have a water problem. By Frederick Clayton Las Vegas is a city few would associate with conservation. Sprawling urbanization orbits towering…

Millions Face The Life-Threatening Dangers Of Poor Sanitation

By Anna Kučírková – Connect For Water In our ever changing and evolving world, improvements in living conditions are essential. Sanitation is our first line of defense against communicable diseases and epidemics of infectious diseases such as influenza, typhoid, cholera,…

Water Woes Rock Southern Africa

Evelyn Mbiza struggles with a wheelbarrow laden with multiple five litre containers filled with water while her eight-year-old child follows behind carrying another container as the two head home after spending several hours queuing for the precious liquid at a…

Oceans in Crisis Around Africa

By Jeffrey Moyo As soon as dusk falls, Petina Dube emerges from her house balancing a sack full of garbage which has been lying uncollected in her yard amid reports that the municipal garbage collectors have no fuel to carry…