Water for All: Three Communities, One Water System

Imagine only having access to water once every 7 or 14 days. For the residents of La Calona, El Maraquito and Aguacatillo, ­­ three villages located near Guaimaca, Honduras, ­­water scarcity of this magnitude was all they knew. The three villages were Read more

A Healthy Glass of Water

In the agricultural community of La Salitrera, Mexico, nearby rivers and groundwater wells have provided much-needed water for community members for decades. Although La Salitrera had access to a water supply, the water itself was posing serious health risks to Read more

More than Mentorship: Arup’s Story of Success

Who would have thought that a simple “yes” reply to an email would kickstart a journey beyond the safe confines of corporate America? That’s exactly what happened when Arup, a global firm of consulting engineers, was approached by the EWB-USA Read more

Applying the Three R’s in Candelaria, Honduras

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This might not be the mantra you’d expect to hear from a community of 2,000 people living in western Honduras. But Candelaria is not what you might expect. Candelaria’s environmental story starts in the mid-‘90s when, for Read more

Join Fellow Citizens of the World in Panama

By Becky Neely Is there a teacher whose lessons still ring in your ears? For me, it was Chuck Stone at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Stone passed away last month, and his obituary described him Read more

Practicing Perseverance and Sustainability in El Salvador

When we look back on our year, one of the highlights is always our premier award winners. Our Premier Project Awards recognize excellence in EWB-USA projects and highlight those that deliver high quality, sustainable solutions to help meet the basic needs of Read more