No More Durty Water

Clean water is a basic human right


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Arsenic filter in Goria Nagar installed!

Arsenic filter in Goria Nagar, India

From the generous donations given at the Psychedelia for No More Durty Water event at The Blind Tiger Club in May 2013, the Calcutta Rescue team has now installed an arsenic filter in the village of Goria Nagar in the Malda district, India. The community can now enjoy clean drinking water as a result of music and art provided by Black Market Karma, Kassassin Street, Carmen Rosa, Oh Captain!, Cassettelord, Atomsphere, El Winlove, David Neal and Partial Facsimile. Thank you all!

We shall continue raising money and awareness through the means of music and art, starting with Southsea Old Guard First XI at the Little Johnny Russels in Southsea THIS SATURDAY 14th November. This event is to commemorate comrade DJ Monkey P, the initiator of No More Durty Water, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Come down and enjoy 11 wicked DJs spin records from 1 PM till late and donate money you can spare to help more people gain access to clean drinking water. After all it is a BASIC HUMAN RIGHT!

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No More Durty Water Southsea

DURTY SOUND SYSTEM is on another fundraising adventure for us. They are taking there pop-up DURTY party back to The Wine Vaults.

This year the target set by them is £2,400, which would be fantastic. In anticipation of this fundraiser success, our partners Bridge Of Hope Children’s Ministry have identified a place for a protected spring that will serve a large community in Uganda. Hopefully the work start in November/December depending on the weather.

This year they are introducing the DURTY DIP. Your chance to win some amazing prizes, without all that raffle jazz. Lara from NMDW has been very busy getting this organised. We shall release prize details very soon.

If you have been to one of Durty Sound System’s fundraisers, you know its always one for your diary. Each one gets better and better. Can’t wait to see what they have planned.

Durty Sound System Deejays, MONKEY PAUL, MATT SEENEY, ROWAN BASTABLE, MICAH STAFFORD

with our great friends…STEVE LAMING [COR], FUNK KLUB with Bionic & Gary Samways, CHARLIE[Longlive], SEBASTIAN GOLDWRIST [Shutka].

with very special guests… DJ MOTA [Inform Records/UP.dnb] & MARK FLOOD

A Fusion of good dance music with a social consciousness
*BREAKS*DANCEHALL*DISCO*DUB*D&B*FUNK*GHETTO
*HIPHOP*HOUSE*JUNGLE*RAVE*REGGAE*SOUL

Saturday 9th November
Wine Vaults
7 pm – 1 am
£5 Entry & Durty Dip £2

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Southsea to Host No More Durty Water Fundraiser.

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Our friends from Durty Sound System are putting together another FUNDRAISER for us.

With the money raised from this event, and another in Brighton, will allow us to work with Calcutta Rescue in Kolkata
Calcutta Rescue has moved into the field of arsenic mitigation in response to the current crisis whereby, as a result of a drop in the water table, the drinking water supply for millions of people in West Bengal has become contaminated with arsenic, a naturally-occurring and very toxic substance.
We are hoping to buy a water filtration unit, which filters out the arsenic and supplies clean drinking water.

‘THE DURTY DOZEN’

A themed party based on the Robert Aldrich 1967 classic war film The Dirty Dozen.

The Durty Dozen, the most twisted, anti-establishment bunch of music junkies your ever run into!

We have trained them, excited them and armed them with fantastic records to execute their mission.

A Three room party at The Fat Fox to raise money for No More Durty Water

Yes Yes Y’all we are taking over all over the Fat Fox, and the Atrium upstairs for a party you’ll never forget.

Durty Dozen

HANDSOME DAVE as Victor R. Franko
MATT SEENEY as Pedro Jimenez
MONKEY PAUL as Robert T. Jefferson
STEVE LAMING as Archer J. Maggott
DJ BIONIC as Roscoe Lever
CHARLIE LONGLIVE as Milo Vladek
JIMMY SHUTKA as Vernon L. Pinkley
DJ SPENCE as Joseph Wladislaw
GARY SAMWAYS as Tassos R. Bravos
LUCKY DARREN as Glenn Gilpin
JED NUGGET as Seth Sawyer
MARK JAMES as Samson Posey

The Officers

LEE MARVIN as Major Reisman
GARY MARTIN as Sgt. Clyde Bowren MP
LARA DIMUS-INMAN as General Lara Warden

The Durty Dozen will be fitted out in US Army WW2 outfits.

If you want to join with the fancy dress. The theme is Britain in WW2. No Nazi’s Welcome!!

Full D.S.S Decor, lighting and Sound. Plus we will be installing the Latest Durty Sound System in one of the rooms…BOOM!

Drink Offers & DSS Lucky Dip, with great prizes.

The party kicks off at 6pm till late.
Plus as its a bank holiday weekend, no school the next day.

Tickets are a recession busting £3.

This event is not about glorification of war. Just the first of many theme nights to add to the fun.

War, Politics, Pollution and the Banking System are directly contributing to this horrific situation.

This event is dedicated to the people who have lost their lives fighting in wars and revolutions.

THE DURTY DOZEN
NO MORE DURTY WATER FUNDRAISER
SUN 5th MAY
THE FAT FOX
TICKETS £3

The Dirty Dozen [Film]

The Dirty Dozen was also one of the first movies to show the darker side of war – that the best soldiers are often society’s outcasts, the sociopaths and misanthropes who kill and rape. War is not civilized, and there’s no place for order or manners amidst the carnage of a battlefield.

About a suicide mission, the army has decided to use 12 criminals who are either awaiting the execution of a death sentence or who have been condemned to spend at least 20 years in prison. If the “volunteers” survive and distinguish themselves, their sentences will be commuted.

 


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Happy World Water Day

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Happy World Water Day. Today is World Water Day, held annually on 22 March, a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating 22 March 1993 as the first World Water Day.Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. In 2013, in reflection of the International Year of Water Cooperation, World Water Day is also dedicated to the theme of cooperation around water and is coordinated by UNESCO in collaboration with UNECE and UNDESA on behalf of UN-Water.

Two great walks are taking place to raise awareness global water issues and demand political change.

Walking for Water is an awareness and fundraising initiative. School children aged 10-15 are sponsored by friends and family to walk 6 kilometres while carrying 6 litres of water in a backpack. Children learn about global water issues, while raising funds to help solve them.

Representatives of the Walking for Water Campaign will also take the floor during the celebrations of World Water Day in The Hague to present the initiative and the success story in the Netherlands over the last 10 years.

They will explain how the younger generation needs to understand what goes on in the world in relation to one of life’s essentials – water. However, understanding the issues is actually only half of the equation. Kids also need to discover that they have the power to do something about it, to create change.

That’s what’s so great about Walking for Water. Equal importance is placed on raising awareness about the issues and on empowering kids to help their peers get access to safe drinking water.

The World Walks for Water and Sanitation is a global event demanding action to address the world’s largest crisis – water and sanitation.

Millions of people walk great distances each day to collect water. Billions have no safe place to go to the toilet and are forced to walk into fields to defecate, risking assault and compromising their dignity. Unsafe drinking water and poor sanitation means children have to miss school and are dying needlessly from disease caused by contaminated water. Ending the water and sanitation crisis would help break the poverty cycle, would increase school attendance, and save lives.

From 16-24 March 2013, thousands of people across the globe will walk together to demand political change. The walks will take place around World Water Day, 22nd March, and will build on the success of The World’s Longest Toilet Queue in 2010, the World Walks for Water campaign in 2011, and of the World Walks for Water and Sanitation in 2012

Because of these global actions, governments took notice and made promises both nationally and internationally which we now have to make sure they keep.

Safe drinking water and sanitation is a human right1 which must be upheld, and we need you to get involved and make a stand.