WASH 101: Physical Interventions – Sedimentation and Adsorption

At this point in this series, you may be questioning the rigidity of these solution categories. As we briefly mentioned in our post on antimicrobial metals, there are a few… Read More

Lifting a Different Kind of Weight

August 2019, Gashora Sector of Rwanda We had spent the morning visiting with the volunteers and leaders in Gashora. The Water Project was active in Gashora between February 2017 and… Read More

Quenching a Thirst for Knowledge [and Clean Water]

Quenching a Thirst for Knowledge [and Clean Water] For kids in rural Rwanda, access to clean water at school can be the difference between getting an education or dropping out… Read More

WASH 101: Physical Interventions – Boiling and Distillation

We’re finally to our final category of solutions! Physical Intervention – specifically Boiling & Distillation. The physical intervention category is designed to cover the most basic, simplest forms of interventions…. Read More

A Less Tiresome Walk for Water

A Less Tiresome Walk for Water Jean Baptiste is a father of six children and has lived in Bitega village all his life. He recalls memories from his childhood spent… Read More

WASH 101: Biological Intervention – Bio-Sand Filters

Let’s talk about our final solution under the category of biological intervention. Generally, biological interventions use bacterial processes to remove harmful bacteria from water. Some of the solutions included under… Read More

Making Dirty Tap Water Clean

Globally, at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with feces. This is far more than the 159 million people who still use surface water as their… Read More

WASH 101: Biological Intervention – Activated Carbon

Before we get into today’s post about activated carbon, this is your reminder that you’re joining 20 Liters in an ongoing conversation. So, feel free to go back and catch… Read More

We Welcome Those Who Thirst

Clementine is a 29-year-old mother of three children between the ages of 3 and 6. She and her husband, Yves, live in the Gashora sector of Rwanda. Each day, Clementine… Read More

WASH 101: Biological Intervention – Antimicrobial Metals

Before we jump into today’s post about biological interventions, I just have to give you a quick reminder. You’re joining 20 Liters in an ongoing conversation. So, feel free to… Read More

boldSOCKS Make Dirty Water Clean with 20 Liters

A sock company based in West Michigan, and a water crisis unfolding in Africa. Two subjects that ordinarily would have nothing to do with each other. But the story of… Read More

WASH 101: Chemical Alteration – Flocculation

Thanks for joining us again as we continue our conversation about potential solutions for the global water crisis. A quick reminder – if you’ve missed any part of our WASH… Read More

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