Water Management

WHD's Stephen Luby to direct health evaluation of major effort to revitalize slums through water management strategies.


Among other sustainable service models, WHD researchers are developing and evaluating low-cost, in-line chlorination systems that can reduce contamination of drinking water in urban slums.


WHD researchers are working on innovative solutions that make handwashing convenient and economical in areas without reliable piped water.

Early Intervention

WHD researchers are studying the health and developmental benefits of water quality, sanitation, hand washing, and nutritional interventions during the first years of life.

Why World Toilet Day?

Stanford expert discusses toilet and sanitation misunderstandings and challenges.

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Latest News

Examining often-overlooked issues in water infrastructure.

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Summer - Fall Newsletter

A serious game, new deputy director, rural water supply programs analysis and more in our latest newsletter. 

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