April 13, 2022
Population growth, urbanization and persistent drought are straining water resources in various regions around the world, while pollution and contamination compound these challenges. As this situation intensifies, water technology...
October 14, 2021
To mark Global Handwashing Day on 15 October, Léo Heller, former UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation, writes about the human right to handwashing and the role of public policy.
September 30, 2020
Water Stewardship: License to operate? After 200 years of industrialisation where water was used rather thoughtlessly and our natural resources and environment were almost neglected, the winds of change have begun to blow the rece...
March 6, 2020
“We cannot solve our problem with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein We’ve all heard about thinking out of the box… But it’s easier said than done. A few days ago I was pushed outside my box...
The urbanisation trend is an undeniable fact worldwide in large and small cities all over the globe. Water supply and sanitation are two of the most fundamental pillars for the sustainability of city inhabitants. Many cities in Ce...
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 13, 2018
Today many cities around the world have been facing great change pressures of increasing demands due to population growth, urbanization, influx of displaced people, climate change with hydrological extremes such as floods and drou...
August 13, 2018
Water is at the heart of sustainable development and is critical for socio-economic development, energy and food production, healthy ecosystems and human survival. To provide an in-depth review of the global status of Sustainable ...
August 7, 2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) technologies like data analytics, cloud computing, augmented intelligence and blockchain give us new capabilities to analyse, automate, correct in real time, predict and minimise risks. They have the p...
May 30, 2018
The UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 on Clean Water and Sanitation lies next to Goal 7 on Affordable and Clean Energy. This is probably not an accident as these two goals are so intertwined we often hear them referred to as the w...