June 10, 2019
The latest UN data estimates that around 3.6 billion people – almost half the global population – live in areas that are potentially water-scarce at least one month per year. World Bank data projects that by 2050, popu...
The plastic problem and the toll it has taken on the world’s ocean ecosphere has been well documented. There are no lack of distressing images shown in the news of the seas strewn with plastic waste, and of sea animals suffocati...
June 7, 2019
With increasing population and the increasing impacts of climate change around the world, the delivery of clean water and sanitation services by utilities have become more indispensable and more challenging. A situation which has ...
July 1982, a young Italian girl dives for the 8th time from a rock of the Enfola beach in the crystal clear water of  Elba, the protected island of the Tuscan archipelago. To catch her breath she decides to lie on the surface. En...
May 14, 2019
The success of the water sector in providing clean drinking water at customer’s taps, keeping sources of water pollution at bay, and minimising water losses is no mean feat. This is particularly true when we consider that the se...
May 13, 2019
Photo: Jacob Amengor (second from left), after being awarded the 2018 IWA Young Water Professionals Award at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. Integrated collaboration of multidisciplinary teams is fun...
Two tropical cyclones hit south eastern Africa in the same season this year – this is unheard of and the resulting natural disaster is the worst to hit the region in two decades. Ever-worsening storms and climate change are dest...
May 1, 2019
  The Importance of Data in the Digital Transformation of the Water Industry   When you talk about data and Digital Transformation of the Water Industry the first things that comes to most people’s minds is concepts su...
April 23, 2019
There is always bad news with Cyber security and rarely any good. This blog will try to be different, although we will start with the bad, but we hope to reinforce and reassure with some good news. We will examine the context of c...
April 10, 2019
How to bridge the financial gap in the WASH sector by helping water utilities become creditworthy? Annually, it has been estimated that approximately 114 billion USD must be spent in the WASH sector if the dedicated water goal, th...