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World Water Day 2021 - Valuing Water

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On World Water Day 2021 Wardsflex are please to give a little more coverage of the UN Water information regarding 'Valuing Water' and WASH

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

The benefits of having access to an improved drinking water source can only be fully realized when there is also access to improved sanitation and adherence to good hygiene practices. Beyond the immediate, obvious advantages of people being hydrated and healthier, access to water, sanitation and hygiene – known collectively as WASH – has profound wider socio-economic impacts, particularly for women and girls.

The fact that WASH is the subject of dedicated targets within the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 6) is testament to its fundamental role in public health and therefore in the future of sustainable development. Indeed, access to safe water and sanitation are human rights, as recognized in 2010 by the United Nations General Assembly. For universal fulfilment of these rights to become reality, we will need the right systems: well-resourced, capable institutions delivering services and changing behaviour in resilient and appropriate ways.

The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme monitors and reports on progress on WASH.

Current situation

Today, 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services and 4.2 billion people lack safely managed sanitation services. Unsafe hygiene practices are widespread, compounding the effects on people’s health. The impact on child mortality rates is devastating with more than 297 000 children under five who die annually from diarrhoeal diseases due to poor sanitation, poor hygiene, or unsafe drinking water.

World Toilet Day 2020

What is World Toilet Day 2020 about? The theme of World Toilet Day 2020 is sustainable sanitation and climate change. A well-functioning toilet is connected to a sanitation system that takes away and deals with human waste. These systems need to work 24 hours a day, every day, to keep us and our living environments safe and clean. Today, the world’s [...]

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Unblocktober 2020

Why Unblocktober?If you don’t already know why we need Unblocktober and your help, let me explain. Sadly humans haven’t always treated the natural and built environment in the kindest way over the years. There are many examples of this that will jump to mind, such as deforestation, increasing carbon emissions, and so on. But for many decades we’ve also adopted habits at home [...]

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World Water Day 2020

In these troubled times of pandemic, most of us are blessed to have enough water to wash our hands as often as we wish. Many around the world do not have that choice . . .

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VietWater 2019

Last exhibition of the yearhttps://www.vietwater.com/en-us

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                                              Why Unblocktober?To put it lightly, us humans haven’t always treated the natural and built environment in the kindest way. There are many examples of this that will jump to mind, such as deforestation, increasing carbon emissions, [...]

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Ridgid FlexShaft

The new Ridgid FlexShaft in the two versions is about to arrive at Wardsflex. Specifications for the larger K9-204 version of the FlexShaft Machine.RIDGID FlexShaft Machines utilise specialised chain knockers attached to a flexible cable that are spun at high speeds by a cordless drill/driver with an adjustable clutch (NOT INCLUDED) attached to the centre drive shaft.Since [...]

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Wardsflex are in the final few days of preparation for the RO-KA-TECH trade fair in Kassel near Frankfurt.If you are able to get a little time to visit please come and see us on stand A16 in Hall 5.

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