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LATEST STORIES FROM THE FIELD

Local Perspectives Lead to Long Term Success

August 12, 2021

In my last article, I laid out the reasons why the most obvious water source is often not the one that works. So how can we identify the best water source? At Green Empowerment we use a dual approach, weighing technical considerations and simultaneously working closely with the community to address social and political factors.…

Where’s the Water Source? Why the Obvious Solution Isn’t Always the One That Works

July 27, 2021

Getting safe, drinkable water to rural communities is more challenging than you think. In a previous article, I debunked the myths that boiling water was a safe solution and argued that household filters are not a strong enough replacement. Now, let’s discuss one of the major challenges for designing an effective system that delivers piped…