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Partners in Purpose: Cape Town Officials and Kimberly-Clark Address Water Scarcity

Last week, 3BL clients highlighted their progress toward SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation) on World Water Day.
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By 2030, 40% of the world's population will live in water-stressed areas. One of those areas is Cape Town, South Africa.

Kimberly-Clark partnered with Deltares to develop an innovative dashboard called WaterLOUPE, which can be used to see current and future risks to water availability. The company hosted over 30 local, municipal and NGO leaders at its Epping mill last month for a water scarcity workshop to encourage collaboration and align objectives.

Kimberly-Clark plans to bring the WaterLOUPE project to all of the water-stressed regions in which it operates.

Cómo Teck está promoviendo la conversación sobre la gestión del agua en la industria minera

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Nuestro enfoque de la gestión del agua se basa en tres elementos clave: proteger la calidad del agua, mejorar la eficiencia en el uso del agua y participar de forma colaborativa en nuestras cuencas.

Creando Agua Dulce en el Desierto de Atacama de Chile

La planta de desalinización de nuestro proyecto Quebrada Blanca Fase 2 será el primer uso a gran escala de agua de mar desalinizada para la minería en la región de Tarapacá en Chile, en vez del agua dulce. A plena capacidad, esta purificará aproximadamente 1,300 litros por segundo.

How Teck Is Advancing the Conversation About Water Stewardship in the Mining Industry

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Our approach to water stewardship is based on three key elements: protecting water quality, improving water use efficiency and engaging collaboratively within our watersheds. Check out some of the projects our team is working on to make water stewardship a top priority. 

Creating Fresh Water in the Atacama Desert of Chile

Drip By Drip: How We Solve the Global Water Scarcity Crisis

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Global demand for fresh water is rising fast, and around the world, scientists are hard at work on smart, sustainable solutions.

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Global demand for fresh water is rising fast, and around the world, scientists are hard at work on smart, sustainable solutions.

Drinking Nasty Swamp Water (to save the world)

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While I'm normally a physics guy, got to give the chemists out there props on this one. Also props to Bill and Melinda Gates for partnering with me on this video. Check out their 2019 annual letter here- https://b-gat.es/2RPpLCc Here is a link to learn more about P&G's initiative and to donate (again...

Bacardi and Lonely Whale Urge Unicode to Remove All Emoji Plastic Straws On Behalf of One Bold Sea Turtle Sydney

Timed Against World Water Day, Bacardi and Lonely Whale Announce Next Phase of #TheFutureDoesntSuck Campaign by Enlisting Comedian and Activist Daniel Franzese to Deliver Sydney’s Message
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 22, 2019 /3BL Media/— 

Pentair Expands Efforts to Increase Access to Sustainable, Safe Water

To commemorate World Water Day 2019, Pentair announces its latest collaboration with Shining Hope for Communities to fund a clean water project in Nairobi, Kenya
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LONDON, United Kingdom, March 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In its continued efforts to transform the way safe water is sustainably delivered to people in need, global water treatment company Pentair and the Pentair Foundation today announced a new collaboration with Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) to deliver clean water to the people living in Mathare, an impoverished settlement in Nairobi, Kenya.

A Simple Way to Clean Water

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The P&G water purification technology is an amazing innovation that quickly turns 10 liters of dirty, potentially deadly water into clean and drinkable water.

Four-Year-Old Twins Attend Class at the Only School in Their Village

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These four-year-old twins attend class at the only school in their village. Here they are using a church as a classroom. They are lucky to live near the school and water pump, which they walk to every morning to get water. Other children from the villages around Lake Victoria in Uganda have to walk for up to two hours to make it to school, and many have to stay at home to help their parents in the garden by carrying water.

Kimberly-Clark's Sustainability Team Joins Community Leaders in Cape Town to Tackle Water Risk Challenges

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Water is a valuable natural resource and the primary element in many of Kimberly-Clark’s manufacturing processes. This World Water Day the company is releasing an inside look at the implementation of WaterLOUPE at one of its twelve mills located in high water-stressed areas. WaterLOUPE is a water scarcity dashboard developed by Kimberly-Clark and Dutch research institute Deltares that provides critical data to inform local communities on water risk, availability and the use of water in scale and over time.

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