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India’s progress with industrial water reuse projects

A new water reuse project in the Indian city of Chennai, to supply the automotive sector with water derived from municipal sewage, highlights the...

RESCCUE: a European model for urban climate change resilience planning

Many cities are working towards resilience to better cope with shocks such as those caused by climate change. Marc Velasco, Beniamino Russo, Montse Martínez,...

The German case for energy efficiency in groundwater collection

Energy efficiency offers water suppliers the prospect of much-needed reductions in energy costs and carbon emissions. But it is a different matter to identify...

Integrating drinking water quality monitoring into the digital future of utilities

Real-time monitoring of the microbiological quality of drinking water is opening up new possibilities for water suppliers. Meanwhile, enhanced data capabilities are transforming utility...
Claudia Sadoff (© IWA / Nuno Augusto)

Integrated water management for all

How to cope with multiple and competing uses of water is a defining issue of our time. The concept of integrated water resources management...
Perth, Western Australia, one of the cities participating in the water sensitive cities project (© Bruce Aspley / iStock)

Realising the vision of a water sensitive city

Six cities around Australia have developed collaborative visions of what a water sensitive future looks like for them and are now working to implement these....

How to fill the non-sewered sanitation skills gap

The Source asked a global panel of experts: ‘How can the water sector respond to the skills gap that must be filled if we...
The Theewaterskloof Reservoir, which serves Cape Town. (c) DSPhotographyCPT

Building resilient urban water systems for an uncertain future

A changing climate and rapid urbanisation demand a rethink in how we build and run towns and cities. Kala Vairavamoorthy, Nathanial Matthews and Paul Brown...

How utilities can adapt cap and trade for water security

By Newsha Ajami   In 1990, the US established the world’s first ever pollution trading system, popularised as “cap and trade.” Governments sought a new way...

Can nutrient pollution markets bring aquatic ‘dead zones’ back to life?

By James Workman   In 2018 researchers estimated that humans annually emit a whopping 1.47 teragrams of phosphorus into major freshwater basins. That’s too fast for...

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How can we achieve joined-up regulation to help meet the UN...

How can we achieve joined-up water regulation, connecting economic, health and environmental goals, to help meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 6? What are the...

NEWS

Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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