Partnership with Rural Development Forum, Institution of Engineers (India) and Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, SHIBPUR
Achieving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sustainability Goals for Developing Countries
JANUARY 4-7, 2020 - KOLKATA, INDIA
Global Water Alliance envisions a world where all people have access to safe drinking water and sanitationWe 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. Learn More
Practitioners are invited to submit a poster or visual presentation for GWA's 2020 Water & Peace Conference at Drexel University, Philadelphia on April 1. To be considered, please submit an abstract before March 15th, 2020 through this form.
GWA Mentoring Program Now Open!
The GWA members have experience in a broad range of WASH issues, and are especially interested in advising students on projects which seek to address WASH in the developing world and projects relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goal #6. Find out more about this exciting program and sign up!
The Arun Deb Promise of Excellence in WASH Award was established by GWA in 2018 in honor of our founding board member, Dr. Arun Deb. Advanced undergrad and graduate students in the greater Philadelphia area are eligible for nomination. Now accepting nominations for 2020 Award!
Over 140 professionals, students, and other stakeholders gathered for the 12th Annual Global Water Alliance Conference on March 21, 2019 at The Wharton School, Philadelphia, around the theme of finding solutions to inequities in the water sector: “Solving US and Global Water Inequities: Sharing Solutions from Around the World.” Conference proceedings and summary are now available to download.
Maria Andrews and Tony Sauder, lecturers at the University of Pennsylvania Master of Science in Applied Geosciences program, GWA board members, and mentors to Penn Engineers without Borders, along with Penn student team member, Shawn Kim, presented at the EPA Region 3...read more
Single-use plastic in the kitchen Some months later… Plastic-Free Life Redux I am happy to report that I received a response to my plastics letter. Before I tell you what happened, let me relay a completely unnerving statistic that I read the other day, that is, only...read more
A Story of Independence I think I'm just one of those people that needs a mission. A few months ago, I decided that if I'm ever going to even approach a Zero Waste Life, I need to find ways to buy things with less built-in waste. The problem with that is I don't...read more