Water Matters

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Happy Sierra Leone National Independence Day 2024!

Saturday, April 27th, 2024by Jamie Heminway

Today is Sierra Leone Independence Day! On this day in 1961, Sierra Leone gained independence from England, emerging as a sovereign state. To honor this important day, we asked several Sierra Leoneans to recount their personal Independence Day reflections and celebrations.


How Seasons Affect Water Availability in Sierra Leone

Wednesday, March 13th, 2024by Jamie Heminway

Because Sierra Leone is so close to the equator, it doesn’t get four seasons like the United States does. Instead, there are wet months and dry months. And, unlike our other service areas, which each get two rainy seasons and two dry seasons per year, Sierra Leone suffers through long, continuous droughts and only one […]