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Rob Lawson, Water Resources Director, Artesia Consulting

Profiling customers through digital technology

How new water tools reveal changes in water use with nation-wide implications. By Rob Lawson.   While the UK water industry has rightly strived to provide...
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The rise of digital water

How and why digitalisation can revolutionise the 21st century utility. By Kala Vairavamoorthy and Will Sarni. Global water utilities are about to discover – as...

The three scales of water innovation

Inspired by the animal kingdom, Sudhir Murthy explains how to integrate infrastructure with digital solutions.   Many go through life neither knowing nor caring where their...

Portugal enables the human rights to water and sanitation by design

By Carolina Latorre Policies are blueprints through which we transform vision into reality. So when the sixth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG6) incorporated the human rights to safe...

Why intermittent supplies are no answer to cities hit by drought

Brazil, Cyprus, Australia & South Africa compare stories of drought resilience at the Water Loss 2018 Conference in Cape Town. By Ronnie McKenzie Nearly a year...

Is your water pricing strategy right?

In April, the IWA Specialist Group on Statistics & Economics held a workshop in Cyprus to discuss waterís elusive value. Ed Smeets and Lledó...

How Bitcoin’s footprint is impacting water use

By Montgomery Simus Mineral extraction - gold, silver, copper or iron – has always been constrained by access to water. Miners had to degrade or...

How the water sector helps to map drug abuse

Wastewater researchers are assisting drug enforcement officials to reveal patterns of illicit activity flushed from neighbourhood toilets but is this a role the water...

How collaboration with residents is shaping a smart approach to water

Seed funds were used to clean up Skanderborg's lake and have led to a new citizen-centric approach to water use and conservation. By Rune Kier...

Why the water sector must embrace disruptive innovation – before it’s too late

By Kala Vairavamoorthy Eight years ago, the legendary founder of Intel Corporation, Andrew S. Grove, published a book that could have been written explicitly for...

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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...

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Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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