Just because something is advertised as 'flushable' doesn't mean you should put it in your toilet.
Shared toilets have been shown to be linked to poor health outcomes.
If you want to live like a local when on holiday, you should defecate like one.
Much of the discussion about "Take a Knee" has overlooked the issues of justice and social exclusion, and especially environmental matters. That's something to think about during the Super Bowl.
Developing a map of African countries' water poverty levels offers a transparent analysis for policymakers, governments and organisations that deal with water issues.
More than half of the global population do not have safe sanitation. What is the best way to go about changing this?
Cultural, social and environmental factors all matter if India wants to succeed in its goal to boost sanitation.
Hepatitis viruses are serious infections that damage the liver. There is an urgent need to deal with increased Hepatitis B infections in Kenya.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals have distinct functions but are interrelated and requires an integrated approach from both scientists and policymakers.
Cholera is caused by a lack of access to clean drinking water and unhygienic conditions. Misuse of antibiotics makes it difficult and expensive to treat outbreaks.
According to a new UN report, more than two billion people around the world do not have access to clean, safe water in their homes. Most of the work of getting water falls to women and girls.
It's a dirty scientific job – but it could save lives.
Tackling the challenge of stunting in South Africa needs a convergence of science and policy along with better coordination at all levels of government.
South Africa did a brilliant job of increasing access to safe water for millions of people after the first democratic elections in 1994. But it hasn't kept up the good work.
The invention of the flush toilet was probably one of the most unsustainable innovations in human history.
Cholera is estimated to infect between 3 to 5 million people globally, every year.
Massive state capture activity is taking place in the South African water sector under the guise of radical economic transformation, threatening financial sustainability and water supply.
Community participation is vital to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. But at the moment it often comes too little, too late.
Progress in terms of water and sanitation has traditionally favoured those with money. But the hope with the SDG's is that this gap will be plugged in the future.
The first international water decade was a great success ... so why do we need another?