Revival of Dormant Biosand Water Filters Proves Promising: Study to Be Shared at the WEDC International Conference This Week

Rutland, VT – July 28, 2015: A field study testing the reactivation of point-of-use, biosand filters after two months of inactivity yields positive results. Michael Reed, Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) volunteer, conducted the study during his year of service with the organization in the rural region of Trojes, Honduras. Pure Water for Continue reading

Teenage Volunteer Shares Her Honduras Experience

In June, 8 teens and 11 adults traveled with Pure Water for the World to volunteer by installing water filters and latrines in rural communities in the mountainous Trojes region of Honduras. Upon their return, we spoke with one of the teens on the trip…15-year old Gabrielle, a rising high school sophomore student from Texas. Continue reading

Six Ways Pure Water for the World Remains Committed to Effective Solutions in Haiti

When the devastating 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, Pure Water for the World (PWW) already had three years of boots-on-the-ground experience implementing clean water programs and hygiene training in schools, orphanages and health clinics across some of the country’s poorest slums. Within hours of the earthquake, PWW’s locally-based team quickly and adeptly shifted their focus to Continue reading