The Global Water Alliance
Committed to increasing global access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services by engaging the Philadelphia community and beyond.
Who We Are
The Global Water Alliance is a Philadelphia-USA based non-government 501c3 organization. We are comprised of professionals and students from many disciplines, who apply an integrated water management perspective in the pursuit of its goals, targeting specifically drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenges with special attention to the global equity issues.
We provide assistance to others who work on ameliorating the water needs of poor and underserved peoples everywhere, we mentor the next generation of professionals, and we promote a “water footprint mindset” among our youth.
Tentative Event Calendar 2016-2017
November 19, 2016. World Toilet Day; Fun(d)raising event including reception. venue TBA.
December 10, 2016. Human Rights Day: a press release about the ADD-ON of access to safe water as a human right.
January 5-6, 2017: 10th Annual Conference: Kolkata India.
January 16, 2017: MLK DAY: Model UN Conference for high school students: topic: Disinfection methods for safe water: pros and cons.
Early April 2017 (date TBD) Workshop in commemoration of World Water Day. Venue: Wharton School of Business: topic; global wastewater treatment issues.
Annual Conference 2017
Theme: “Role of Locals in implementing post-2015 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sustainable Development Goals”
Location: Kolkata India
January 4-6, 2017