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Join clean water efforts around the globe

Be part of a globally connected department. We’re finding innovative solutions to water shortages alongside local experts in places like Jordan, Ecuador, and Ethiopia.


  •   Author: Michal Rubingh
  •   Published: October 2, 2019
  •   Author: Michal Rubingh
  •   Published: October 2, 2019

As a Calvin engineering student, you can address global water shortages with Calvin’s Clean Water Institute. Not only does this connect you with immersive, hands-on projects in your field, it also exposes you to the real experiences of communities all over the world.

Every community has a different story. That’s why the Clean Water Institute partners with local experts or NGOs in areas experiencing water shortages. Having a better understanding of the problem leads to finding more relevant and durable solutions.

Led by engineering professor Bob Hoeksema, the Clean Water Institute is made up of a team of Calvin profs from a range of academic disciplines. As an engineering student, you’ll get to see the different perspectives brought into clean water solutions. From social workers to environmental scientists, it takes all kinds to reach the best solution.

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  •   Author: Michal Rubingh
  •   Published: October 2, 2019

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