Can You Picture a Water Secure World?

Photo by: Nicolas Merky / USAID

USAID’s Global Waters team invites readers, implementers, mission personnel and other water professionals to help illustrate the next phase of USAID’s commitment to addressing the world’s water challenges as outlined in the newly released U.S. Government Global Water Strategy through photos. USAID is contributing to the Strategy through its Water and Development Plan by providing 15 million people with sustainable access to safe drinking water services and 8 million people with sustainable sanitation.

The #WaterSecureWorld photo contest will help highlight the many different people, places and activities that are part of USAID’s ongoing efforts to improve access to water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

The winning photos will be announced and displayed with full credits in USAID’s Global Waters magazine and promoted on and Quality submissions may also be featured on the @USAIDWater Twitter feed and other water-related publications such as Water Currents, which collectively reach thousands of subscribers. Winners will also be featured on USAID’s Global Waters Flickr page.

All photographs must be submitted no later than 12 a.m. EST (New York time), March 9, 2018. For full contest details and guidelines visit USAID #WaterSecureWorld Photo Contest or download the pdf version.

We look forward to your submissions!