Water Initiatives

U.S. Water Partnership

The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University is among the members of the U.S. Water Partnership. Launched by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on World Water Day 2012, the public-private partnership is designed to share knowledge and leverage resources to find solutions to global water accessibility challenges. The partnership places special emphasis on water challenges in the developing world, a core focus of the Nicholas Institute.

Universities and International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Consortium

This consortium partners the Water Policy Program at Duke’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. Itfocuses on developing integrated education and research programs to provide the evidence base and training to empower governments and other stakeholders in communities and countries of greatest need toward universal access to safe, affordable and sustainable drinking water, sanitation and hygiene. 

Water Working Group

The Water Working Group brings together the collective expertise of faculty, staff and students across Duke University to discuss and find new ways to partner on water-related issues across the globe. Visit the website here.