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This Week 12-18-23: Active Green Aging, Global Water Strategy, and More

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:  

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

Anuja Bali (India), Queenie Cunanan (Philippines), Hermes Manirambona (Burundi)

 



WHO TO KNOW: The Water Tower extends Greetings and Invitation to Shape First Intl. Cyber-Secure Water Conference. DCS-WATER'24 will be hosted at The Water Tower on April 23-24, 2024 in partnership with iTrust Centre for Research in Cyber Security and Singapore University of Technology and Design.




TECH TALK: Here’s a throwback Tech Talk from 2020, where Mary Conley Eggert interviews



Greg Stromberg, founder of Canned Water 4 Kids on how students can become entrepreneurs while helping the environment.

 






GLOBAL WATER STRATEGY: Learn how USAID's 2022-2027 Global Water Strategy plans to mobilize $1B to support 22 million people with new or improved access to water and/or sanitation.







TIPS AND TOOLS YOU CAN USE: Can Active Green Aging help you live longer? In his three-part series in Forbes, John F. Wasik of Lake County, Illinois looks at "active green aging," where retired individuals engage in environmental initiatives, and reap positive emotional and physical benefits. 






FUN WITH WATER: Water’s unique structure, as shown by each unique and beautiful snowflake, helps us to reflect on a bigger picture, and all God is doing in our world.







TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY: Dan Lily, God, and the Toilet SeatOn his way to Cuba, the night before in bed, he said; "Lord, I have room in my suitcase, What should I bring?" The answer "A toilet seat.” Listen in, to hear the whole story.



A WATER COMMUNITY: Water has been described as a "wicked problem" because of its complexity. But, GWW members are seeing resuls when water pros come together. Use this holiday season to invite water pros you know to join in. Here's a sample note you can send:

Happy Holidays, FILL IN FIRST NAME! 🎄🌟 and thank you for creating a brighter water future! ... Your work would be valued by those I know in the GlobalWaterWorks community. It takes just a minute to join, and here’s a quick tour.



#WATERTECH SHOWCASE: We’ve added a YouTube playlist to the WaterTech showcase to



help all see the power of the technologies and organizations that are transforming the way our world manages water. Whether you need to diversify water resources, digitize, test, treat or renew, you’ll find technologies and GlobalWaterWorks partner organizations able to help. Just scroll through the list of gamechanger technologies in the #WaterTech Showcase and Youtube Playlist

  

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


PRAISE AND PRAYER – January 2

PRAISE AND PRAYER – January 16

CLEANTECH FORUM NORTH AMERICA – January 22 - 24




FLORIDA GROUNDWATER CONFERENCE – January 23 – 24

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

MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE – March 4 – 7  

2024 WATER REUSE SYMPOSIUM – March 10 – 13

WISCONSIN WATER WEEK – April 10 – 16

GLOBAL WATER SUMMIT 2024 – April 15 – 17

THE WASTEWATER SUMMIT 2024 – April 15 – 17   

EARTH DAY – April 22

  

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:

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