Aug 9, 2022
The water crisis does not just affect humans, but a lack of water - caused by climate change and human behaviour - also affects wildlife and animals the world over.
The water crisis is responsible for shrinking wetlands, fractured ecosystems and scores of animals, such as rhinos, elephants and giraffes, dying. Water for wildlife is paramount to ensure that our ecosystems all function as normal.
Sep 23, 2022
India is currently facing a major water crisis and in fact India is considered to be the epicentre of the global water crisis and sanitation crisis. However, India’s water crisis isn’t due to the fact that India experiences long droughts and lack of rainfall. In fact, India’s water crisis is largely down to structural mismanagement of the available water resources.
Sep 30, 2022
The water crisis in India does not just mean that millions of people across the country do not have access to water, but that millions of people do not have access to clean drinking water - which means every time they drink water they’re risking their health. It’s estimated over 300,000 people die of waterborne diseases in India - which is only slightly surpassed by the total number of people who have died due to the novel coronavirus in India.
Sep 30, 2022
India is currently facing a crisis - a crisis far larger than the coronavirus pandemic. India’s water crisis is the biggest that the country has ever experienced, due in part to overuse of water and mismanagement of India’s water supply and the effect that global warming has had on water resources.
May 3, 2022
Education is one of the most important ways communities can lift themselves out of poverty.
By the time a child finishes school, they will have countless more opportunities than those who didn’t get the chance to get an education. In fact, on a global scale, every year a girl stays in school, she can expect her income to rise by 15 - 25%.
Jul 21, 2022
Water shortages do not just cause droughts and poverty - they can also be responsible for conflict. Water stress - whether natural or man made can have explosive effects.
Jul 7, 2022
There are many ways to tackle the water crisis - and the solutions are not just limited to creating new wells. Throughout this blog post, we’ll investigate a variety of different solutions that help communities across the world fight the water crisis and enjoy clean, fresh and safe water.
Jul 11, 2022
Clean water and poverty are intricately linked. Providing clean water is one of the best methods to lift thousands out of poverty. With clean water you can stay healthy, go to school, go to work and safely grow crops, too.
Jun 30, 2022
As the world gets warmer, and weather systems become increasingly more disrupted, we will see an increase in extreme weather events. Climate change is one of the many factors affecting water security.
Apr 20, 2022
Water scarcity has been dubbed one of the greatest challenges of our time, affecting millions of people globally. What can be done when natural resources are unable to reach a region’s demand?
Apr 13, 2022
While many communities across the world experience water scarcity, one group is disproportionately affected by water shortages. There is a prominent link between gender equality and water.
For women and girls the burden of collecting water and the lack of access to bathrooms severely affects their quality of life.
At Elliot for Water, we encourage that women and girls’ voices are heard in order to create the best sanitation solutions for everyone.
Sep 12, 2022
India is facing one of the worst crises in its history - and it’s nothing to do with the pandemic. India is currently facing one of the worst national water crises, and in fact, India is considered the epicentre of the global sanitation and water crises.
Sep 8, 2022
Although India has 4% of all the world’s water resources, it is actually a country that is facing an intense water crisis. Despite the fact that India experiences a high amount of rainfall, water is badly managed throughout the country leading many people to experience water shortages, water insecurity or leading people to drink dirty and contaminated water.