December 4, 2019
I see it…the headline grabs me – just do it…why not – the International Water Association – seemingly one of the biggest organisations in the world, supporting all aspects of sustainable water management ...
December 3, 2019
Water is an essential, yet finite resource. The increasing population and rapid urbanization exert an ever-increasing stress on the water resources. This poses a serious threat when it comes to ensuring water security for the futu...
November 28, 2019
Water stress in different regions of India has made people to accept Seawater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) desalinated water as an alternate solution to alleviate drought. However, the following myths and misconceptions still exists amo...
November 26, 2019
 Using storm water solutions to create a better city. Examples from Copenhagen   Last month Copenhagen was the host of the C40 Mayors summit. Here more than 1000 mayors, city planners etc. from the world’s most ambitious g...
November 21, 2019
Water 2040: Future Leaders, Insights & Technologies   Key take-aways from an “unconferenced” Innovation Forum   Have you ever attended an “unconference”?  No ‘Death by PowerPoints’, no hierarchical panels an...
November 14, 2019
Technology for the recovery of energy from wastes – Achieving Self-sustenance in Sewage Treatment Plant   The successful operation of a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) not only lies in achieving the desired standards but a...
Water stress and constraint is a growing challenge and concern for many countries in the world.  We have already witnessed and realised the effects of climate variability, extreme events and rapid population growth which has made...
Glyphosate application in Sri Lankan agricultural Lands: do we circumvent Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology? Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) has been a critical health concern, particularly in the North ...
September 13, 2019
I was recently asked to present on the current and future challenges for a water resources manager to address. We have seen a great deal of change and progress in how we plan for water resources in England over the last decade. Th...
August 27, 2019
Being part of an IWA Specialist Group offers Young Water Professionals (YWP) the possibility to function in an environment they often do not come into contact with as junior employees, or even as water professionals in general. Th...