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  • Liberia's new WASH Commission believes in the importance of water point data

    Last week, Bobby Whitfield, chairman and CEO of Liberia's National Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Commission (WASH), appeared at Bloomberg's TV show, "Commodity-In-Chief" to talk about Liberia's water crisis. The Western African nation is laying out the roadmap to address the lack of access to clean drinking water and sanitation issues its population faces.

  • DataRobot partners with WPDx to pilot transformative Artificial Intelligence for Good initiative

    DataRobot, an automated machine learning platform that helps build and deploy accurate predictive models, has partnered with the Global Water Challenge (GWC) to pilot their Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Good: Powered by DataRobot initiative. DataRobot created AI for Good because they believe artificial intelligence has the potential to help solve the greatest challenges facing society.

  • How WPDx is Transforming Water Access in Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone is harnessing WPDx to lead the African continent in sharing, accessing, and using water point data.

  • WPDx is highlighted as a global leader in WASH standards

    In their first Global Report on Water, Sanitazion, and Hygine (WASH), the Open Government Partnership (OGP) selected the Water Point Data Exchange (WPDx) as the leader in seting a standard for mapping and collecting rural water data.

  • WPDx Featured in Gartner Case Study

    The Water Point Data Exchange was featured in a recent Gartner research paper.

  • Remarks by Dr. Jonathan Tengbeh, Hon. Minster for Water Resources During the Launch of the Sierra Leone Digital WASH Monitoring Platform

    Today is a momentous event for WASH monitoring in Sierra Leone. I want to start by thanking all the development partners who have supported us from 2016, led by UNICEF, AfDB, IRC, Akvo, Global Water Challenge & WPDx and recently Njala University. I extend our thanks to the UK and Dutch governments who provided most of the funds to support the WASH data journey.

  • WPDx Training with Uganda's Ministry of Water and Environment

    This past June, the US Embassy in Uganda sponsored the largest WPDx training to date in partnership with Uganda's Ministry of Water and Environment. In Uganda, nearly 2/3 of people living in rural areas lack access to even basic water services.

  • WPDx Launches Analytical Tools

    The data available through the Water Point Data Exchange provides a powerful foundation for advanced analytics. By harmonizing the data in WPDx and employing geospatial information systems and machine learning, WPDx has created four powerful tools to help governments and their partners make data-based decisions on a regular basis. These tools were designed to be very simple and user-friendly. 

  • Successful WPDx Training with National WASH Commission in Liberia

    On May 7-9, 2019, WPDx collaborated with Liberia's National WASH Commission and the United States Water Partnership to provide a three day training to officials from the Government of Liberia and local NGOs on how to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals by using data. The training was a success, with nearly 20 participants joining for the three day training.

  • 2019: Looking Back, Looking Forward

    2019 will be a year of impact for WPDx