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Yashi Gautam
Assistant program Lead

Fluoride and Fluorosis Mitigation

S M Sehgal Foundation with CAWST and NIRDPR-National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj will be conducting a two-day training workshop on June 27th and 28th on Fluoride and Fluorosis Mitigation.

The main objective of the workshop is to raise awareness and enhance participants' understanding of fluoride sources, prevalence, and ingestion. It will also highlight the primary causes of fluorosis, as well as strategies for its management, mitigation, and prevention.

Additionally, the workshop will offer participants the chance to acquire knowledge and skills in testing for fluoride levels in water.

To be a part of the training workshop, click here:

New webinar: Sustainability experiences of water quality monitoring programs in Latin America

Monitoring water quality is a key component of HWTS technology implementation programs. However, carrying out these monitoring programs can be very challenging in practice. This webinar will focus on the problem of limited local access to supplies and maintenance in Latin America. Regional organizations will share their strategies to address this challenge.

May 30, 8 - 9:30 a.m. MT (Check your time zone)

Delivered in Spanish with live translation in English

Register now:  

If you have any questions about this webinar, please reply to this post.

Frontiers of household water insecurity metrics: severity, adaptation and resilience

Hello all,

During the last webinar hosted by the HWTS Network, our guest speaker Wendy Jepson mentioned about a study on household water insecurity metrics. In the following paper, you can find  easy-to-use measures that can capture the relationships between water insecurity experiences, severity, adaptation and resilience. 

If you have any questions, Wendy will be happy to answer it. 

Enjoy the reading. 

Yashi Gautam
Assistant program Lead

Training Programme: Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS)

Sehgal Foundation, in collaboration with CAWST, is organizing a four-day training program on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS), which will be hosted by the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR).

The training program aims to provide participants with knowledge and skills on various HWTS technologies, with a particular focus on Biosand Filters. The program will involve a combination of classroom lectures, hands-on activities, and real-life case studies, enabling participants to gain practical experience in HWTS implementation.

Through this program, Sehgal Foundation, CAWST, and NIRDPR aim to promote safe drinking water practices in rural communities and empower individuals with the necessary skills and tools to implement HWTS technologies effectively.

Dates: 23-26 May 2023

Location: Hyderabad, India

For more details, please see the attached document.