GLOBAL WATER ALLIANCE

Committed to increasing global access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services by engaging the Philadelphia community and beyond.

COVID-19 Statement

For World Water Day 2020 from GWA President Christiaan Morssink

Global Water Alliance envisions a world where all people have access to safe drinking water and sanitation

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.
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Water-Borne Disease Highlight: Schistosoma

by Thomas McKeon We all know how mosquitos cause more harm to humans than any other animal on earth. Nearly 1 million people die from mosquito-borne diseases a year and many more are injured from diseases like Zika virus, West Nile virus, Chikungunya virus, dengue,...

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Restoring Our Water Ecosystems

By Ewoma E. Okah-Avae  As a species, we can’t overemphasize the importance of water. Oceans, rivers, lakes and streams make up the water ecosystem on the earth’s surface.  Without water, human, aquatic, animal and plant life will become extinct. But when these natural...

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Happy World Oceans Day!

[Sunset Beach, Cape May, NJ] Today is World Oceans Day! Like humans who are about 70% water, oceans cover 70% of the earth. In all likelihood, life emerged from the primordial soup, from the oceans to the swamps, bogs, marshes and wetlands, first as single-celled...

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