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In 2015, UNICEF and the World Health Organization reported that over 90% of the world’s population used improved drinking water sources. But new research suggests the indicators used by UNICEF/WHO grossly overestimated the state of water access, especially in cities of the global south.

Since 2016 the World Bank has explored a wide range of country experiences in delivering better water supply and sanitation services.

Globally, more than one in five children are stunted. In Ethiopia, it's more than one in three. With evidence growing on the connections between undernutrition and poor water, sanitation and hygiene, WaterAid and Action Against Hunger investigated how to tackle these two challenges, at policy level and on the ground.

The Gaza Strip is a densely populated area with limited water and power resources. The groundwater aquifer is the only available source, with a deficit of 145 million cubic metres per year between demand and supply. Consequently, the quality of the aquifer has deteriorated and water desalination plants are being constructed.

The Maharashtra cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval for the first phase of Rs 4293 crore Marathwada Water Grid Project to mitigate water woes in the region.

In Nepal, only 25% of water supply schemes are functioning well. While there are several approaches to setting up schemes, there is only one model of ongoing service management – community-based management through local water user committees.

According to Amish Shah, co-head (India research), BofAML, around $75 billion have been spent by the central and state governments combined over the last four years on water related projects.

Myths are holding back universal access to water and sanitation in cities in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and South Asia, a policy brief by Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) revealed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Alaya Samantaray & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding cutting of trees for the "Project Mega Piped Water Supply" in Kendrapada, Odisha.

Grappling with a water crisis in urban and rural areas without a long-term solution, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced construction of 10,000 check dams across

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