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The war on dirty water in Afghanistan

Jon Rose and his aid group Waves For Water turns surf dollars into clean drinking water in Afghanistan

Updated: January 17, 2012, 2:02 PM ET
By Jon Rose

About six months ago a U.S. Army Captain by the name of Michael Brabner reached out to us (Waves For Water) through our website. His battalion, called The Wolfhounds, is stationed in Northern Afghanistan in the Kunar Provence. He contacted us to see if we'd be interested in doing a project to help the Afghan communities in his unit's area of operation. He said that there were about five villages in his area and none of them had access to potable water. Apparently the Kunar River, which ...

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