On 18 June, BBC South Today featured the Water Programme’s Smart Handpumps project in its evening news bulletin. This timely piece was just before Thursday’s new JMP published report. Patrick Thomson and Jacob Katuva were interviewed about the project and mentioned the crowdfunding campaign, which is going well, reaching 50% of its £50,000 goal pledged as of Friday. This is the final week and this project only receives its pledges if reaches its £50k goal, so spread the word!
Dr Katrina Charles writes about the need to integrate climate within water and sanitation decisions, tools and practices, in order to build long term resilience in the face of climate change.