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Progress on the path to reinventing the toilet

The UK’s Cranfield University took up the Gates Foundation’s Reinvent The Toilet challenge in 2012. From that has come a self-contained, waterless solution, which...

People power – how collaboration is the route to innovation

The UK’s Cranfield University is helping to organise this year’s IWA Leading Edge Technologies conference. Keith Hayward spoke with Dr Ana Soares about the...

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...

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Utility insights into nature-based options

Utilities around the world have shown that nature-based approaches can be justified economically and deliver wider benefits when compared to traditional infrastructure. The Source...

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EEA highlights circular economy upscaling opportunity

A new European Environment Agency report, Circular economy in Europe: insights on progress and prospects, has found that circular economy initiatives in Europe would...
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