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Water Quality Network in India

If you're involved in water quality work in India (or just interested in the topic), check out this network that focuses on the challenges of safe drinking water in rural India. The goal is to ensure good quality and sustainable water to everyone!
https://waterquality.network/

Hello @Hichul Chung3 

What is your objective? 

  • Identify an appropriate drinking water source?
  • Assess the effectiveness of a household water treatment technology? 
  • Monitor compliance with standard and regulations? 
  • Increase user awareness on water quality issues?
  • Check if a borehole has been properly disinfected?

Based on your objective, there are different options to consider: Presence-Absence - (H2S, other culture media), Most Probable Number, Membrane filtration. 

Let me know your objectives, and we can recommend the appropriate options. 

 

Humanitarian Water Engineering Online Intensive Course - Applications Open!

Humanitarian Water Engineering. 7 September - 2 December 2022 online intensive. Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, Lassonde School of Engineering, CIFAL York, UNITAR, York University
Humanitarian Water Engineering. 7 September - 2 December 2022 online intensive. Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, Lassonde School of Engineering, CIFAL York, UNITAR, York University

We are excited to announce our second offering of the Humanitarian Water Engineering Intensive Online Course starting this September!

The Humanitarian Water Engineering Intensive Course offers participants an opportunity to gain essential knowledge and skills on safe water supply in humanitarian emergencies. The course covers the theoretical fundamentals of, and practical considerations for, the design and operation of water supply systems in humanitarian response. 
 
Over the course of twelve weeks this Autumn, participants will engage in a rich, multifaceted online learning experience consisting of lectures from experienced practitioners and engineering faculty, problem-based learning activities guided by talented facilitators, and curated readings.  
 
Members of our inaugural 2021 cohort have gone on to start or advance in their careers as Water & Sanitation Specialists in the humanitarian sector. 

The course will run from 7th September to 2nd December and applications can be made online until 31st August. To learn more about the course and what our past participants have to say, please visit our website hwe.dighr.org/

How are you sampling methods?

We recently conducted a hands-on workshop about Drinking Water Quality Testing in Liberia. Here we have pictured Environmental Health Technicians from National Public Health Institute of Liberia practicing good sample collection methods. What are your best safe sampling techniques?