World Water Day

World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, focuses on the importance of freshwater. World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the…

Bringing Clean Water On Tap To Rural Villages In Polynesian Island Nation Of Tuvalu

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.   

Access to clean, safe and resilient water to be boosted for Pacific communities

Access to clean and safe drinking water for 12,5000 people in Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu will be boosted after the launch of a new USD 5.2million water security project today.

Universal access to water and sanitation key to building a resilient Pacific

Universal access to water and sanitation key to building a resilient Pacific   By Dr Stuart Minchin, Director-General Pacific Community (SPC) This World Water Day, more than a million Pacific Islanders are waking to the task of collecting drinking water…

Pacific High-Level Dialogue on Water and Sanitation- Remarks by Jean-Louis Ville

Specialists from atoll nations gather in Tarawa to talk water security

Technical officers from different Pacific atolls met in Kiribati for an intensive week of training and knowledge sharing to improve their capacity to support the water security of vulnerable island communities. The one-week Atoll Water Security Workshop…

Vanuatu communities to access clean and safe drinking water

People in Vanuatu without access to clean and safe drinking water will be supported by a new project led by the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources after the official handover of a new VUT50million (USD 468,050) drill rig, today.

Kiritimati Island Water Project and Kiritimati Island Energy Sector Programme construction commences

A ground-breaking ceremony was held on Kiritimati Island, Kiribati on 23 March 2017 to mark the start of the construction phase for the Kiritimati Island Water Project and the Kiritimati Island Energy Sector Programme (KIESP). The ground-breaking was…

Zoom - Clean water for Palau’s outlying states

Fixing pipes helps conserve water on outlying islands of Palau Fresh, clean water has been in short supply on the outlying islands of Palau for many years. Rainfall variation, often associated with El Niño and La Niña events, has caused storage tanks to…
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