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This Week 12-11-23: Water Without Borders

Members demonstrated generosity, ingenuity, and creativity this week. They did so by giving computers to empower those working in remote parts of the globe; looking beyond the obvious to see the healing power of water; and using the arts and internships to engage youth.

Thanks for your support of Global Water Works and members like the Association for Humanitarian Development (this week's Tech Talk). Your gift of any size is valued and can go direct or through GWW! 



WELCOME NEW MEMBERS: 

Congratulations to our new Ambassadors, and say “hello” to our newest members!  

James Bland (Illinois), Janice Aull (Illinois), Caroline Fernandes (Georgia), Sahr John Koroma (West Africa), Epere Paschal Innocent (Nigeria)


TO KNOW: Meet Dan Lilly and Tom Gottfreidthe computer donors responsible for the happy faces on these programmers at Kenya WEMA Childrens Center.   Alan Phelps led the Engineers without Borders team, who are on site, installing bathrooms, a well, and a transport system.

 What is your favorite winter lake activity?


  • Ice skating – 16%

  • Ice fishing – 0%

  • Sledding on the frozen lake – 0%

  • Enjoying the scenic art that the ice on the lake creates – 66%

  • Other, please comment – 16%

Comments included cross-country skiing over the frozen lake, hiking the frozen hills and lakes of Colorado, and enjoying the scenic art if we had frozen lakes in Florida. 



TECH TALK: Khurshid Bhatti, CEO of the Association for Humanitarian Development

how the NADI Filter has already provided over 30,000 people with clean drinking water, with a goal to reach one million people.





SMALL WORLD: Travis Loop's featured guest on WaterLoop this week was Boris Martin, CEO of Engineers Without Borders. He delivered the computers donated by Dan Lilly and

Gottfried, to the WEMA, Kenya, Children's Centre. It's a reminder that everyone has a role to play in addressing water, sanitation, and hygiene across the globe.




TIPS AND TOOLS YOU CAN USE: The healthiest water remains elusive despite its origin in

springs. Dr. Beverly Rubik, a renowned biophysicist, explains how ionized water benefits the health of people and plants.




ENGAGE YOUTH for a Brighter Holiday and More Sustainable Water Future: The water industry plays a pivotal role in sustaining life and promoting environmental health. We face many challenges and need innovative and

leaders in the water sector. If you're passionate about meaningful work and ensuring a sustainable future, consider diving into the water industry as the next generation of leaders.




FUN WITH WATER: As you consider long shopping lines and holiday travel, you may want to

some fun and helpful resources the WaterMission has compiled for use in Sunday School lessons or holiday down time. 




 #WATERTECH SHOWCASE: Have a water challenge? Chances are there is a solution available in the Global Water Works



technology database to help address it. Search or browse the database, and see case studies and video demonstrations of technology.

 


SAVE THE DATE: Read on for Global Water Works Community Happenings - curated from around the globe. A partial list is below:


PRAISE AND PRAYER – December 19

PRAISE AND PRAYER – January 2

FLORIDA GROUNDWATER CONFERENCE – January 23 – 24

24 - 27

RURAL WATER RALLY – February 6 – 8

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SUMMIT – February 11 – 14

WORLD WATER TECH INNOVATION SUMMIT – February 20 – 21    

1st SWAN SMART METERING WORKSHOP – February 29 – March 1, 2024

MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE – March 4 – 7      

2024 WATER REUSE SYMPOSIUM – March 10 – 13, 2024

WISCONSIN WATER WEEK – April 10 – 16

GLOBAL WATER SUMMIT 2024 – April 15 – 17

THE WASTEWATER SUMMIT 2024 – April 15 – 17    

EARTH DAY – April 22


EXPLORING GLOBAL WATER WORKS: Whether you're looking for a project, technology or



best practices, you should be able to expand your network and your knowledge through the

 

 

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:

You can also follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/global-water-works Twitter @GlobalWaterWork; and Facebook:

Jacksonville Beach, FL·Updated Yesterday, December 11

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