April 12, 2015
Whether unprecedented drought in California or devastating floods in Chile; concerns over water – too little or too much – have continue to pain the news in 2015. Floods and droughts are no longer isolated or extreme event...
March 16, 2015
The Amu Darya River Basin in Central Asia offers almost paradigmatic food-water-energy nexus dilemmas. The glacier fed Amu Darya River is crucial to the livelihoods of the approximately 50 million people who live in its basin acro...
March 11, 2015
Anaerobic digestion is a critical sustainable technology for creating the green economy of the future. Although considered a mature technology the potential of anaerobic digestion is yet to be fully exploited. New innovations i...
March 2, 2015
A major challenge facing many municipalities is how to deal with high levels of water loss, or Non Revenue Water (NRW). Although not all NRW is leakage, inefficient management of distribution system pressures is known to cause sub...
February 26, 2015
Used water is one of the most under-exploited resources we have. Water from industrial or domestic use contains energy, water, organics, phosphates, nitrogen, cellulose, rare earths, and other resources. These have wide applicatio...
February 25, 2015
Climate change represents one of the many challenges we face today, its disruptive influence on water management is perceived to be one of the many critical risks facing our world: a risk of high likelihood and high impact on huma...
February 3, 2015
The appointment of the President of Tsinghua University and International Water Association member, Dr. Jining Chen, as China’s new Minister of Environmental Protection has been widely welcomed amongst environmentalists. Dr. Che...
January 7, 2015
Flood and drought events are becoming more frequent, severe and widespread resulting in destabilization of ecosystems, human livelihoods and supporting infrastructure, as well as substantial economic losses. In Thailand the lesson...
December 10, 2014
Negotiations for an Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) under the WTO have taken place this week in Geneva with the participation of 14 member states*. The current round of negotiations focuses on technologies used in the water an...
December 4, 2014
Will the 4,000 diplomats from the world’s 196 countries gathered at the COP 20 this week in Lima prioritize water in climate negotiations? The COP 20 climate talks currently taking place in Lima, Peru, offer an opportunity to pa...