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Water Justice Hub’s new research on ABC News

Study find Australians would pay to provide clean drinking water to remote communities "Researchers say Australia can meet a United Nations goal to supply drinking water to everyone living in the country by 2030, if it rethinks how the nation should pay for it. ...

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How off-the-grid Navajo residents are getting running water

Access to running water is a significant issue in many developing countries, and it is also a problem in the United States. In the Navajo Nation, close to 40 percent of homes are without running water or sanitation facilities. Additionally, the remote locations of...

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Delivering a Safer and More Just Water Future

On 29th September 2023, the Water Justice Hub hosted "Drinking Water Quality in Rural and Remote Communities in Australia". The event showcased a new 5-year project entitled 'Improving Remote Indigenous Community Health through Good Quality Drinking Water' supported...

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Telling a ‘Tale of Two Rivers’

Dan Schulz, Badger Bates, Anne Poelina, Sarah Martin & R. Quentin Grafton The world is at a crossroads and desperately needs pathways towards a safer and more just water future. Climate change; the need for rising food production; rapidly rising incomes that...

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Towards a safer and more just water future

Quentin Grafton and Safa Fanaian, The Australian National University ‘Too much, too little, and too dirty’ sums up the problems underpinning the growing world water crisis. It’s also the title of a just published global review describing the causes and possible...

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The Price and Value of Water

Quentin Grafton, Ana Manero, Long Chu & Paul Wyrwoll (The Australian National University) What’s the value of water? Is that value reflected in the price we pay for it? It’s probably not something many of us think about. Like death and taxes, water bills are just...

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Barriers to access clean water in Canada

For many Canadians, turning on the tap and filling up the glass doesn’t seem like a huge deal, but for others like those in Canada’s Indigenous communities, it’s not that simple. Indigenous First Nations communities in Canada have been grappling with the issue of...

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