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February 6, 2020 | Water, Health & Development
Study identifies varying pathways of drinking water contamination, showing multiple public health interventions are needed to protect communities.
December 5, 2019 | RenUWIt’s REU Program
Offering paid, mentored research in water science & engineering at ReNUWIt labs at Stanford, UC-Berkeley, Colorado and New Mexico.
November 19, 2019
On World Toilet Day, Anoop Jain explores why India is not open defecation free, despite Prime Minster Narendra Modi's recent claims.
October 17, 2019 | Scope
After a summer in Uganda, student researcher Dumisile Mphamba reflects on the similarity of health challenges in her home country of Zimbabwe.
October 17, 2019 | Stanford News Service
A new research project looks to develop affordable devices to recycle most of the water we now throw away, as well as to desalinate saltwater.
October 3, 2019 | Scope

WHD student researcher Harika Kottakota discusses health challenges at a Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement in the Kamwenge district of Uganda.

September 26, 2019 | Scope
WHD student researcher Dumisile Mphamba explores resourcefulness of Ugandan health workers in rural healthcare facilities.
September 19, 2019 | Scope

Dumisile Mphamba reflects on her summer exploring the sustainability of WASH services in rural healthcare facilities in Uganda with WHD.

August 8, 2019 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Researchers demonstrate an automatic chlorine dispenser installed at shared community water points can reduce rates of child diarrhea.