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Replenish Africa Initiative Brings Clean Water to Millions

by RP Siegel

Water is a resource that most of us take completely for granted. Thirsty? Just walk over to the sink and turn on the faucet; or head over to the fridge and grab a cold drink. Yet, there are an astonishing number of people in the developing world who could not even dream of doing such a thing. As many as 300 million Africans are living today without access to a dependable source of clean, safe water for drinking, cooking, washing, growing crops, or any of the essential things we use water for every day.

Fox's 'Peanuts Movie' Characters to Encourage Kids to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF


As part of a new partnership between 20th Century Fox and UNICEF, the familiar characters from the upcoming Blue Sky Studios film The Peanuts Movie will help raise funds for the organization this fall.

Water is Life - Clean Water and Concurrent Reclamation at Marlin Mine

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Goldcorp partners with communities neighboring the Marlin Mine to build potable water wells to benefit the residents. Clean water initiatives includes stringent water quality and environmental testing at the mine. Concurrent reclamation at the mine includes backfilling the former open pit and growing tree to plant on the reclaimed pit. Chapter 4 from the 2015 AGM Video - full video link here:

AECOM Helps Improve the Water Quality of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour


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AECOM designed and supervised the Harbour Area Treatment Scheme Stage 2A project to improve Victoria Harbour’s water quality — benefiting approximately six million people.

According to Hong Kong’s Drainage Services Department, every day, the country’s 7-million-plus residents generate 2.6 million cubic meters (92 million cubic feet) of raw sewage — the equivalent of 1,400 Olympic-sized swimming pools — much of which is discharged into Victoria Harbour.

P&G - A Decade of Sharing Clean Drinking Water

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P&G brands have been in the business of cleaning for over 175 years. More than a decade ago, a P&G scientist developed a powdered cleaning technology he believed had the potential to change lives. Today, these P&G packets have helped millions of people make dirty, dangerous water clean and drinkable.

Visit the Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program site to learn more

"The Power of Water" by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.


“Water promises to be to the 21st century what oil was to the 20th century.”  - Fortune Magazine

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. of the Waterkeepers Alliance

Water has emerged as the target of choice for the robber barons of globalization. As freshwater supplies dwindle, global investors are scrambling to own what’s left. The World Bank already values water privatization at $1 trillion and predicts that many of the wars of the 21st century will be fought over water.

BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin Brings New Life to Neglected Section of River Test at its New Distillery and Brand Home in England

The iconic gin brand restores chalk stream in an eco-conscious way during massive Laverstoke Mill renovation
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Hamilton, Bermuda, February 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®, life is like a river as the brand has deepened its appeal and widened its reach to become the No. 1 premium gin brand worldwide. It seems as no surprise, yet perhaps unusually providential, that the global brand’s home for its distillery was found on the banks of the River Test, a chalk stream, whose waters are known for their clarity, as they are commonly referred to as “gin-clear.”

AECOM Impact Blog: Employee has an Unforgettable Experience During “Engineers Without Borders” Volunteer Trip

By Aaron Lee, AECOM Engineer, Water

As our truck rolled into the village center, children and adults alike would wave, with wide smiles and yell “Bula!”  This means “hello” in Fijian, and for two weeks, I would hear it from every person I met. I have just returned from an Engineers Without Borders (EWB) project implementation trip to Fiji and will attempt to capture a glimpse of my experiences with this post.


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