Water Literacy – 4

Measuring, Testing, and Educating at the Household Level by Dr. Christiaan Morssink © pam lazos The household is an important data point in the world of WASH -- water, sanitation and hygiene -- on many levels. In the home of my youth, the WC -- the water closet -- was...

Water Literacy – 3

by Christiaan Morssink Definition: Water literacy is the scaffolding that empowers individuals, households, communities, nations, and regions to protect and utilize water resources and water quality through ecologically adapted change and strengthen water resilience...

Water Literacy – 2

Constructing a Paradigm: Who Should Know What, Where, How and Why? by Dr. Christiaan Morssink Rockman in frozen water © pam lazos I watched in horror as the young French woman was transported by dug-out canoe (with outboard engine) across the river to the hospital on...

The Case for Water Literacy

Toilet Cleaning is as Important as Toilet Building by Christiaan Morssink Tools of the trade Toilet cleaning and preventive maintenance are missing in almost all project proposals for WASH -- water, sanitation and hygiene -- in Schools or WASH in Health Care that I...

The Case for Water Literacy

by Christiaan Morssink The Schuylkill River at Market Street It's a new year so time to roll up our sleeves and talk about the big topics like water literacy. Did you know the average flow rate of the Delaware river is 11,700 cu ft/s (cubic feet per second) at...