New Delhi (CNN) “Hundreds of empty plastic jugs wait in rows on the cracked, dry, dusty earth. Hovering expectantly nearby, the residents of Vasant Kunj slum in South Delhi, one of the city’s largest and poorest, stand waiting for a government water tanker to arrive. “It’s been 10 days. “Ten days since they last received […]
BTN LiveBIG posted a new story about the work of Reservoir Studio which provides more context about our work. The story features the BTN LiveBIG video and a quotation from Felix Rodriguez, PhD student in Art Education. Felix said, “What I learned is that people, when they are engaged with art as a means to […]
Ismaila Dabo, Zoubeida Ounaies, and Steve Carpenter (from Reservoir Studio) are recipients of a 2016 Humanitarian Materials Engineering Award for their project Expanding the Capacity to Confront the Global Water Crisis: Exploring Affordable Possibilities and Increased Effectiveness of Point-of-Use Ceramic Water Filters with Metallic Nanoparticles. Click here for more information.
In the 2016-17 academic year, seniors in art classes at New Castle Area Senior High School will help address one of the world’s major health problems: waterborne diseases. According to the United Nations, 783 million people have no access to clean water, and almost 2.5 billion have no access to adequate sanitation. The World Economic […]
More than 1,700 fifth-grade students attended the 2015 Great Lakes Children’s Water Festival, held May 14 on the campus of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The students came from school districts in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio to attend the festival, which the Water Systems Council, a national nonprofit organization focused on household wells […]