The Water Wars portal is highlighted in a special edition of Foreign Exchange devoted entirely to global water issues. Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Pulitzer Center journalist Alex Stonehill and draws on the portal to share video reports and student perspectives. Rose George, author of The Big Necessity also joins the program to discuss the critical issue of sanitation.


In Ethiopia and Kenya, dry seasons grow longer and tribal conflict over access to water is on the rise, exacerbated by the proliferation of arms from Somalia. With clean water access scarce, the burden of securing a daily water supply has become a daunting task.


November 17, 2010 /
Kate Seche
Inspired by Pulitzer Center reporting on water, students from Nerinx Hall High School in St. Louis, Missouri take action to publicize global water issues, and offer their own solutions to the crisis...
Alex Stonehill, Ethiopia 2008
November 9, 2010 /
Kristin Collins
Through this webquest, students will use several different projects on the "Downstream" Global Gateway to examine the impact of water around the world. OVERVIEW