Water and sanitation
- Improved toilets In places where plumbing doesn't exist, communities are forced to share communal pit latrines whi...
- Solid waste management Waste is a universal and highly visible phenomenon. The perspectives towards solid waste are ofte...
- Irrigation techniques Raindrops are like liquid gold to farmers in the poorest countries of the world
More than one billion people worldwide can’t get the safe, clean water they need. Lack of access to adequate water supplies means people’s lives are at risk. Drinking, washing, cooking, growing crops and rearing livestock all require water.
Water and sanitation solutions
Our work on water has always been an integral part of our projects, and Practical Action continues to show how water resources can be managed even in the face of drought and other extreme weather conditions.
Latest blogs from our water and sanitation projects
This weekend I heard the ‘Tandem Turners’ talk about their round the world ride to raise money an...
Safer Cities - How Practical Action is bringing safe drinking water, free from Iron and Arsenic contamination, to slum communities in Bangladesh
Satkhira is one of Bangladesh’s oldest municipalities, created in 1869. Bordering the world famou...
Practical Action provided support to this conference, which looked at delivering water, sanitation and hygiene services in an uncertain environment.Find out more