World Projects
Guinea – Water for Life, a major project of the United Methodist Church in Liberia, has now crossed into Guinea, with plans to build at least five water wells in the country. UM News reports. | READ MORE
Africa, Asia and the Middle East – Ten Turkish institutions have established 8,842 water wells around the world so far, according to the data obtained by Anadolu Agency. | READ MORE
Thrissur, India – A 36-foot-deep well with a radius of 4.5 metres that was once the only source of water for a city in India has been revived. India Live Today reports. | READ MORE
Colorado Springs, CO – A Christian organization is pursuing the key group it believes can play a major role in bringing two kinds of life-giving fresh water to those in need — millennials. ChristanNewsWire reports. | READ MORE
Washington – U.S. non-profit organization The Water Well Trust has completed water well projects in Maryland and Pennsylvania in memory of the late vice-president of Aquaflow, Henry E. King III.
New York – UNICEF has just published a document note that provides practical guidance on professional water well drilling. The document builds on associated guidelines from the Rural Water Supply Network and previous work and the Code of Practice for Cost Effective Boreholes. | READ MORE
Africa – An organization called Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor has worked with partners in Africa to create an accessible online atlas of the continent's hydrogeology that gets information to those who need it most. The British Geological Survey reports. | READ MORE
Lolkisale, Tanzania – With the help of a Rotary International grant project sponsored by clubs in Laramie and Cheyenne, Wyoming, the residents of a small community in Tanzania now have access to clean drinking water long after the rainy season is through. The Laramie Boomerang reports. | READ MORE
The Rural Water Sustainability Network, in collaboration with UNICEF, Skat Foundation and WaterAid, is hosting a three-week e-discussion on international ground water regulation from June 27 to July 17.
Jhabua, India –  Residents have dug up contour trenches on hillocks around a pond near Jhabua, India, at regular intervals to allow rain water to percolate underground to raise the water table. The Hindustan Times reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – A budding Toronto company founded by two high school students aims to sell clothing with the purpose of providing developing countries with sustainable sources of water. Techvibes reports. | READ MORE
Maple Ridge, B.C. – Friends in Action International, a Christian charity group based in Stouffville, Ont., is driving a water well drilling truck around African countries and drilling wells in thousands of rural villages. A volunteer from B.C. describes the experience of working with the charity. Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows News reports. | READ MORE
Oakville, Ont. – An Oakville resident will share her experience in Uganda at an Oct. 24 benefit dinner to help raise funds and awareness for safe water and hygiene projects around the world. reports. | READ MORE
Tulsa, OK – Rotary Club of Tulsa members raised money to provide an impoverished village in Nicaragua with more than 400 water wells. Tulsa Business & Legal News reports. | READ MORE
July 3, 2015, Oakville, ON – Grundfos Canada’s 3rd Walk for Water event will help bring clean drinking water to communities in need.
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