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Safe Water for All.

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Water is at the heart of all we do. Our products. Our company. Our customers’ lives and our own. Safe water is critical to daily life, not only for drinking, but for handwashing and overall health. The fact that one-third of the world’s population lives without it is unacceptable.

The current numbers are shocking: In the United States alone, more than 44 million Americans live without access to safe drinking water, with First Nations communities experiencing this crisis at a disproportionately high rate.

Globally, 2.1 billion people live without access to safe water, 4.2 billion people live without safe sanitation, and 3 billion people live without access to basic handwashing at home.

But change is happening. And at Kohler, we’re taking action. Our flagship initiative, Safe Water for All, combines the passion of Kohler associates, our company’s strength, and our expertise to address this dire need.

Our product and engineering innovation paired with humanitarian partners like DigDeep, Water Mission, and World Vision is bringing safe water to hundreds of thousands of individuals with the support of people like you.

Together, we can make safe water for all a reality.

Kohler Living - Celebrating Bold Minds & Inspiring Designs

Kohler Living is now available for on-demand viewing. Explore all of our inspiring sessions below, including new product introductions, discussions with industry experts and featured conversations.

Innovative solutions for accessible handwashing.

Passionate associates are advancing innovative handwashing solutions for people in need.

Training Canada’s future water keepers.

Kohler’s newest Safe Water for All initiative helps fund the Water First Internship Program.

Global Water Discovery Center Stationed in Kohler

Mobile center brings a different kind of water experience.

Running with purpose.

Associates and individuals worldwide are logging miles to raise awareness and funds for communities living with out access to safe water.

Innovative Solution to Address Global Sanitation Gaps

Partnering with Sanergy, a Nairobi-based organization focused on sustainable solutions for nonsewered sanitation, Kohler is developing a container-based sanitation (CBS) option for people living without access to safe sanitation systems.

Support for local entrepreneurs on the Navajo Nation

Navajo Nation’s Water Lady

With 250 households depending on her for their meager monthly water supply, Darlene Arviso, affectionately known as the “Water Lady,” is passionate about helping her community.

Water Solutions on the Navajo Nation.

We're partnering with DigDeep to launch the Water Is Life microgrant program, a multi-year innovation and training program that will fund water and sanitation initiatives on the Navajo Nation. Photo ® Dig Deep

Navajo Water Warrior Emma Robbins.

Emma Robbins grew up seeing her grandparents and her Navajo community struggle to live without access to safe water. Today she leads DigDeep's Navajo Water Project, bringing safe water to the Navajo Nation.  Photo ® Dig Deep

Water Stories: Shanna; Navajo Nation, Arizona, U.S.

A Navajo woman, mother, and manager of DigDeep's Navajo Water Project, Shanna shares her day-to-day experience raising a family on the Navajo Nation without running water at home. 

You can make an impact.

Support Safe Water for All efforts around the world with a donation to one of our partners.

United for Safe Water.

Manchester United players and coaches are raising their voices in support of Safe Water for All. Players share their thoughts on the global water crisis.

Artists inspiring action.

Choctaw singer songwriter Samantha Crain collaborated with The Wild Honey Pie on this powerful music video to help bring awareness to safe water challenges some Indigenous communities face. Photo courtesy of Dylan Johnson.

An anthem of endurance.

A unique collaboration sheds light on the water crisis, through a song that inspires resilience.

Our commitment to safe water.

We’re using our water expertise to develop safe water, sanitation, and handwashing solutions, and as a result, the lives of over 900,000 people have been positively impacted.

Amishaben's story.

Hear from 11-year-old Amishaben how Kohler and our humanitarian partners helped bring safe water to daily life in her small village in India.

Kohler associate passion.

Associate Vipin Kumar is dedicated to impacting communities throughout India by finding safe water and sanitation solutions for local villages.

Spreading the word.

Access to safe water has finally arrived in Rekhaben’s Indian village, and she’s sharing information about the benefits of safe water with local families.

Safe Water for All exhibit.

Housed at Kohler Design Center in Kohler, Wisconsin, the exhibit documents life without safe water and the actions we’re taking to help solve the crisis.

The 50-liter home.

14 of 20 of the world’s largest cities are experiencing water scarcity. Find out how Kohler and the 50L Home Coalition are working toward a more water-resilient future.

Powering water pumps.

Partnering with Water Mission, Kohler installed our KOHLER-SDMO generators to power water treatment systems in Tanzania’s Nyarugusu refugee camp.

Bringing safe water to school.

Stewardship, product and design teams collaborate to transform a primary school space in China into a safe water and sanitation facility for young students.

Water Innovation: A Conversation With Fast Company

Fast Company takes a look inside Kohler’s push to provide safe water with Laura Kohler, Senior Vice President – HR, Stewardship, and Sustainability.

Safe showers too.

Unhoused individuals and families have been hit extra hard by the pandemic. We’ve mobilized our Relief Shower Trailer to help bring safe showers to L.A.’s unhoused. 

WaterSense® for smart saving.

Water-efficient products have an enormous role to play in the fight for safe water. We’re designing products that don't just look beautiful, but also use significantly less water.

Taking a cue from the UN.

Kohler has aligned its safe water efforts, both our business strategy and project pipeline, with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Communities impacted by Safe Water efforts.

Working with humanitarian organizations around the world, Kohler is helping to bring access to safe water and sanitation to communities living with water scarcity, ineffective infrastructures or the effects of displacement. 

“I believe it is our responsibility to use our talent, capability, resources and products to make our world better.”

—Laura Kohler, SVP HR, Stewardship & Sustainability

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