mWater Blog Posts
A post about mWater's tools for visualizing data and data-based storytelling. Features dashboards, maps, and survey visualizations.
A post about mWater's work using pressure loggers to find and map broken pipes in Dar es Salaam.
WaterAid and Water.org collaborated to invest in mWater's platform, making high quality software available free to the world--and creating a new model for NGOs to advance their missions with collaborations.
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Next Billion Creating an Exit Strategy for Aid
By choosing mWater, a collaboration-focused software for water and sanitation M&E, WaterAid and Water.org are two organizations cost sharing their software budgets to maximize their impact in the world.
WaterAid is investing in mWater and helping to promote the use of common data standards and indicators, aligned with national government objectives.
Bloomberg News: Mobile Phones Help Divine Water Supplies in Angola Slums
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) initiative just announced its investment in mWater. A non-profit tech startup, mWater has created an app for mobile phone users to instantly test and analyze water quality from local sources and share this information on their global, open-source water monitoring database.
mWater aims to tackle the spread of diarrhoea and other water-related diseases by engaging citizens in water quality testing. The early-stage pilot is based in Mwanza, Tanzania’s second largest city, where a baseline study revealed faecal contamination in 90% of shallow dug wells and springs.
NASA SPinoffs: Software Facilitates Sharing of Water Quality Data Worldwide
When it comes to water testing, a space station isn’t so different from, say, rural Africa. Both places lack expensive equipment for analysis and storing samples. So, Feighery is transferring a little of the space program to Planet Earth.