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In a rapidly urbanising world, a lot of attention is rightly focused on the challenges surrounding transport, housing, energy and employment. Yet many cities with...

Jonathan Andrews spoke to a select panel to discuss the best approaches to drive water demands down and push agriculture productivity up Recent studies suggest the...

Against extreme shocks, communities within cities can remain, rebuild or relocate. David Zetland argues that the best solution is to convert human endeavour into...

Nick Michell spoke to leading water experts about how water professionals should prioritise investments to become more resilient "If resilience is the capacity of a...

 By Declan Hearne*   As the sixth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG6) gives us 15 years to achieve and maintain universal access to water, it’s easy to...

The official mention of water resources in terms of adaptation in the Outcomes document of the COP22 meeting and the realisation that the implementation...

Can South Africa regain its adaptive capacity after suffering its biggest ever drought? By Tony Turton* South Africa holds a unique place in the international water...

Resilience champion Johan Rockström says we need a mind shift by water professionals if we are to avoid a global disaster By James Workman The World...

Pressure from worldwide population growth is placing increasing demand on phosphorus supply and production but resources are not limitless and no synthetic substitute exists....

Water-related data is transforming the high-stakes metrics of adaptation By Ilyse Veron* New York City’s Carnegie Hall attracts the world’s top musicians but last October, an...

How a US landlocked desert city is strategically storing water to drought-proof the future By Amy McCoy*   The US state of Arizona is acutely aware of...

Australia’s experience shows how water markets can provide a useful response to escalating drought, if governments clearly define allocations in advance and ensure all...

Mandela’s least known legacy may be his Working for Water programme, which employs thousands of marginalised people to clear invasive plant species, securing precious water...

Much as aquaculture has eclipsed wild fisheries, salt-tolerant plants could close the gap between escalating hunger and limited freshwater supplies By James Workman The ancients annihilated...

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In a rapidly urbanising world, a lot of attention is rightly focused on the challenges surrounding transport, housing, energy and employment. Yet many cities with...

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Around 2,000 bottles of purified wastewater have been handed out along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, by Orange County utilities to demonstrate the safety...

Outgoing Chair of the Great Lakes and St Lawrence River Cities Initiative, Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal, has shared his disappointment about funding cuts...

The World Bank has approved US$47.50 million to improve water, sanitation, and drainage infrastructure in Chittagong, with the aim of helping about 650,000 inhabitants...

The WateReuse Association, a US national trade association dedicated to advancing water recycling, has named Patricia Sinicropi as its new Executive Director effective from...
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