New This Week: Working Together for Water
GWW SPOTLIGHT: Meet David Pong, founder of WateRoam filtration technology, whose Singapore innovation is helping100,000 people across 38 countries treat water at the source. If you missed their midnight (2 p.m. Singapore time) webinar last week, they kindly provided the slides, video and a budget planning sheet for water projects. WateRoam’s story reminds us of the importance of perseverance in the water space, as GlobalWaterWorks first featured WateRoam on YouTube in 2016.
PICTURE A SCIENTIST: The Women in Water Project™ by Her2O™ is so proud to present: PICTURE A SCIENTIST! We are thrilled to share this series withLOCAL LAKE FEELS THE LOVE: The Water Tower last week released the Lake Lanier Watershed Five-Year Research Plan, an excellent model for those focused on lake or watershed health. Lake Lanier is a critical water resource for North Georgia. The plan, developed with input from local stakeholders and technical experts, provides a multi-year roadmap of 32 project concepts aimed to improve and protect the watershed. The projects under the research plan will be collaboratively funded, competitively bid, overseen by a third-party advisory committee, and managed by The Water Tower. the GWW community, especially those in the Women in Water group! This is a FREE multi-part virtual event! Registration is limited, however we will establish a waitlist.
- Decrease in the amount of freshwater on earth. 20%
- Polluted groundwater 29%
- Failing water infrastructure 25%
- Changing climate 25%
- Flushing unused prescription drugs down the commode 0%
The results overall are very close with Polluted groundwater getting the most recognition as the greatest threat. Comments included:
None of the above
None, poor policies and governance, the root cause of most of the above.
Inadequate sewage treatment.
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NEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOC. VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING – February 9-18
AWWA VIRTUAL SUMMIT – February 10-11
PRAYER MEETING – February 16
PATHWAYS TO DIGITAL RESILIENCE (PART 1) – February 23
TWT BOOK CLUB (RAIN by Cynthia Barnett) – February 23
WORLD WATER TECH INNOVATION SUMMIT – February 23-24
WATER AND WASTE INTERNATIONAL WWM III – February 24 – 27. U.S. and India share knowledge and business opportunities.
PRAYER MEETING – March 2
ENVIROTECH ASIA – March 7 – 13
ABOUT GlobalWaterWorks: Each week, we identify research, success stories, new technologies and water heroes to illustrate how global water works for the planet, people and prosperity.
Our mission is to connect drops of interest for waves of impact, and we invite you to collaborate and celebrate impactful water work in the community: https://www.globalwaterworks.org. You can also follow us on Twitter @GlobalWaterWork.SAVE THE DATE: Read on for Global Water Works Community Happenings – curated from around the globe. February 24 – 27. U.S. and India share knowledge and business opportunities