The Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy will take place October 29–November 2, 2018, at the University of North Carolina (UNC)-Chapel Hill.
The UNC Water Institute’s annual event has grown to become one of the most important gatherings in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector held in the United States. The conference this year focuses on five themes:
- Measuring Progress Toward Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Targets
- Water Scarcity
- Rural Water Supply
- WaSH Equity and Inclusion
- WaSH in Emergencies
USAID staff, partners, and implementers are participating in side events and presentations on topics including: learning from a USAID and Gates Foundation collaboration, designing sanitation enterprises, rural water supply, and examining research’s role in driving policy and promoting change.