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The Health aspects of Plumbing


The World Health Organization and the World Plumbing Council present this publication on health aspects of plumbing noting that sustainable health, especially for children, is not possible without access to safe drinking-water and basic sanitation facilities. Health Aspects of Plumbing

The Global Goals




The True Cost of Poor Sanitation:


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Announcing… The Plumbing Term Of The Day !


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Perdue University: Center for Plumbing Safety

A vast resource of plumbing information, including presentations about various aspects of plumbing, with links to other valuable info. “Providing information to persons who drink water in buildings, as well as building construction, plumbing, water utility, education, and public health sectors. Working to understand how to make certain the water you use at home, at work, and at schools is safe.”


Ned Breslin: Fixing the Water Crisis

“Is water still running?” is perhaps the most important question when considering water initiatives worldwide, concludes Water for People CEO Ned Breslin. He’s tired of seeing broken hand pumps and taps litter Africa, Asia, and Latin America. These signs of failed projects underscore the critical need to overhaul water aid for real impact.

Ned Breslin: Fixing the Water Crisis from PopTech on Vimeo.

Millennium Development Goals

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

United Nations Flag The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that were established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000, following the adoption of the United Nations Millennium Declaration. All 189 United Nations member states at the time (there are 193 currently) and at least 23 international organizations committed to help achieve the following Millennium Development Goals by 2015: Read more…

The Big Necessity

The Big Necessity CoverRose George’s book,judged one of the best books of 2008 by The Economist newspaper, and one of the top ten science books of 2008 by the American Library Association. Read more…


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