December 9, 2019
Recounting the experiences shared by my colleagues from the Young Water Professionals community about the 2017 World Water And Development Congress & Exhibition in Buenos Aires – Argentina, made me yearn to have an experien...
December 3, 2019
From providers to protectors: water utilities as catchment protection leaders From enforcers to partners: engaged regulators are more important than wise regulation   03 December 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka – The International Wat...
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 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...
October 7, 2019
By 2015 most of the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean had reached the Millenium Development Goals, however, according to the more ambitious targets of the Sustainable Development Goals, the region is still far from secu...
SDGs
October 3, 2019
Diane D'Arras – The Future from IWA on Vimeo. President of the International Water Association, Diane D’Arras, outlines the main actors and axes that can determine the water-wise status of a city. She states that ...
August 20, 2019
Drainage channels built in early years in Hong Kong were designed primarily for flood protection purpose with less considerations on environmental protection or ecological conservation. To address the impacts of global climate cha...