Editor's Note: The global water crisis is a crisis of too much, too polluted and too little. At the World Bank, our job is to find and implement solutions to tackle this crisis. In the “Water…

Naif Abu-Lohom, Dambudzo Muzenda, Yogita Upadya Mumssen |

As COP24 in Poland reaches its mid-point, it is becoming distressingly obvious that reaching the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to well below 2 degrees Centigrade will be…

Greg Browder |

Also available in Español  After spending several years in front of a computer every day, I began to feel removed from those people who were the real reason for my work, which aims to build a…

Catalina Ramirez |

A Syrian child in Zaatari Camp uses a water kiosk designed for hand washing and water collection.  Photo: Oxfam International Imagine that you must flee home at once. You may be fleeing violence,…

Amal Talbi, Lauren Nicole Core |

Matt Damon urges ministers to move aggressively toward water and sanitation for all. Watch his full remarks: http://live.worldbank.org/…

Brittany Scalise |

Two weeks ago, on World Water Day (March 22), I was privileged to represent the World Bank’s Water Practice at a conference called: “Watershed: Replenishing Water Values for a Thirsty World” in…

Jennifer J. Sara |

To many people, it is a surprise to learn that in an age of such advanced technology, at least 663 million people still lack access to basic needs, like safe drinking water, or that 2.5 billion…

Guangzhe CHEN |

Also available in 中文 The global water community is gathering in Stockholm for World Water Week 2016. This year’s theme, “Water for Sustainable Growth, ” comes at a critical time, as we are…

Jennifer J. Sara |

Photo: Songquan Deng/Flickr Singapore: the beautiful city state, famed for its lush gardens, splendid food, culturally diverse communities, and the cocktail Singapore Sling. I was there last week…

Henrike Brecht |

This week, the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, or COP21, will gather countries that want to take action for the climate. A central topic of these discussions will focus on the intersection of water…

Water Communications |