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Talking Under Water Episode 18: Community Water

Podcast hosts explore the U.S. EPA’s proposed revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule and then interview Kimberly Lemme, the director of program learning and influence for Water for People.

Skoll | Why Water and Sanitation are the Foundation for Sustainable Development

Water For People 's goal is clear and ambitious: lasting quality water services for every family, clinic and school-forever. When people have access to clean water all the time, their lives change dramatically. And when entire regions and countries have reliable water services, the world changes.

Colorado Bicyclists Prepare For Cross-Country Journey For Clean Water

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) - A team of cyclists is hoping to bike their way from coast-to-coast, all in an effort to bring clean drinking water to third world countries. Eleanor Allen, the CEO of Denver's Water for People, is one of four members of the team participating in Race Across America.


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Press Releases

Water For People Announces New Additions To Board Of Directors

DENVER (January 16, 2019) – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to develop lasting quality water and sanitation services in nine countries, is pleased to welcome Vanessa Davidson, Katy Keim, and Matthew Ostrower to the Board of Directors. "Water for People is honored to welcome these three accomplished individuals for our Board," said Eleanor Allen,…
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Water For People Among Leading Nonprofits in Employee Engagement

DENVER, CO (July 13, 2018) – Humentum’s 2018 Benchmarking Initiative reveals Water For People is a leading nonprofit in employee engagement. Based on Water For People’s most recent global employee engagement survey, the organization scored significantly higher on engagement than the benchmark average of 32 similar nonprofits. The 2018 Employee Engagement Benchmarking Initiative, launched by Humentum…
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Water For People and the International Water Association Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Achieve Greater Impact in Sub-Saharan Africa

THE HAGUE (June 20, 2018) – Water For People and the International Water Association (IWA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to engage in cooperative efforts to build opportunities for training and capacity development of water professionals in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement also facilitates the sharing of knowledge and expertise on intermittent water supply and fecal…
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