Water Institute Highlights

Restoring the Health of the Chesapeake Bay

Magazine

1. Introduction H. L. Menken once wrote that Maryland is a mysterious and beautiful State, and at the heart of that mystery and beauty is the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay is a living, and...

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An Analysis of the Benefits of Aquacultures

Magazine

Non-communicable diseases are on the rise, and Americans are beginning to act. Recommended by the US Dietary Guidelines, Americans are trading in poultry and red meats for seafood, which are known to...

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Tom Kirsch comments on Nepal disaster relief in...

News

Johns Hopkins Water Institute Faculty Working Group member, Thomas D. Kirsch, M.D., wrote an article in the May 1, 2015 edition of the Washington Post on the persistent lack of data on...

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Faculty Spotlight - Tanvi Nagpal, PhD

News

Tanvi Nagpal, PhD is the Associate Director of the International Development Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She is also an affiliate scholar of the Urban...

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Perspectives from a Boat: Exploring the Chesapeake...

Magazine

Baltimore, Maryland This past weekend, I had the opportunity to visit the Chesapeake Bay for the first time, with Dr. Grace Brush and her ecology class. Led by members from the Chesapeake Bay...

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Researching Water and Health: Ensuring Access to Clean Water

PMA 2020 collects data on family planning, water, sanitation, and hygiene. 

Water arrives via truck to areas without adequate access. 

Taps with clean running water are integral to community health 

In Uganda, a young boy collects water for his family from a community water pump. 

The addition of a water pump to a community greatly increases access to safe drinking water. 

Beyond just clean drinking water, it is crucial to increase the number of families with access to a safe hand-washing facility.   

A ground well serving as the clean water source for a community. 

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