Why waste water is part of the Sustainable Development Goals?
SDG6 is about ensuring adequate and sustainable water supply. One of the targets is to halve the proportion of untreated wastewater
Women from An-Oston, Kyrgyzstan, in action for safe water
SDG6 is about ensuring adequate and sustainable water supply.
One of the targets is to halve the proportion of untreated wastewater and increase water recycling and safe reuse, which in turn will impact health (SDG 3), gender equality (SDG 5) clean water and
sanitation (SDG 6), energy (SDG 7), sustainable cities (SDG 11), life below water (SDG 14), and life on land (SDG 15)
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Here some related highlights of WECF work in the field of waste water:
- Waste water training in Kyrgyzstan: http://www.wecf.eu/english/articles/2016/09/wastewater-citizens.php
- Grey water treatment in Georgia: http://www.wecf.eu/english/publications/2015/manual-greywatertreatment.php
- Water and Sanitation Safety Planning Compendium: http://www.wecf.eu/english/publications/2017/Revised-Compendium.php
- Ecosanitation Manual: http://www.wecf.eu/download/2015/November/Web_2015UDDTManual.pdf
Crowdfunder for ‘Environmenstrual’ Campaign from the Women's Environmental Network
WECF partner, the UK-based Women’s Environmental Network (WEN), have recently launched a ‘Crowdfunder’ for their new ‘Environmenstrual Campaign’. The goal of which is to spark a menstrual revolution and increase demand for healthy, eco-friendly menstrual products.
Reinforcing capacity building on waste water treatment in An Oston
During a five days' workshop, the engineers Stefan Deegener and Tobias Ulbrich, have brought the expertise and experience to the villagers and decision makers of An Oston
Eco-Activism: What it is and Why it is Relevant
In light of this year’s theme “New Activism”, Women and Environment Network WECF, Women Engage for a Common Future, will organize a workshop on eco-activism during Africaday in Amsterdam. What is eco-activism and what are its challenges?
13.04.2018 | Audrey Van Schoote
World Water Day 2018!
"Worries about consequences for children of pesticides present in water" - Report from Drenthe
Far too many residues of pesticides are present in the waters of Drenthe (Dutch province). This needs to be reduced. But how?