Global Waters Stories – May 2018

Photo Essay: Picturing a #WaterSecureWorld
Meet the finalists of the #WaterSecureWorld photo contest! With the help of photographers, project implementers, USAID mission personnel, and other water professionals, more than 100 submissions capture the breadth, scope, and impact of USAID’s efforts to confront and overcome the world’s water challenges.

Seeking New Ways to Expand Sanitation for the Urban Poor in West Africa
The Sanitation Service Delivery Project is creating a more effective, efficient, and inclusive sanitation market for the urban poor in Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana.

Trying to Solve Sanitation and Energy Problems at the Same Time
USAID is supporting innovative models for turning waste into energy that address two seemingly unrelated problems: deforestation and a lack of sanitary waste disposal.

Photo Essay: Water Access Transforms Vulnerable Communities
This photo essay takes a look at Madagascar's urban water and sanitation challenges and what a partnership is doing to improve access for 450,000.

The Beauty of a Wastewater Treatment Plant
After nine years, a USAID-supported wastewater treatment system in India is being handed over to a local municipal authority—and others are starting to follow its model to reduce disease and clean waterways.


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