Monday, July 30, 2012
Top 10 Water Trailblazers
Who are the people and pioneers behind grassroots movements, groundbreaking research and government policy that are improving access to drinking water and helping bring cleaner water to more people across the world?
AlertNet put this question to dozens of experts and researchers from leading non-governmental organisations and research institutes involved in water issues.
Many spoke of the need for better treatment of wastewater and water management, along with the importance of rainwater harvesting as a key way to ensure local communities have enough water to cook, wash and grow food crops.
Based on their responses, in no particular order, here's our "Top 10 water trailblazers", many of whom AlertNet interviewed.