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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...

Banking on resilience: Arizona dealing with water scarcity

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...

Sewer monitoring to track COVID-19 in developing countries: a case study in Brazil

A project in Belo Horizonte aims to ensure wastewater monitoring for the SARS-CoV-2 virus covers vulnerable communities, offering lessons for developing countries.   The first patient...

Water and climate professionals: united by necessity

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

How to plug the gap in water investments

The World Bank estimates that around US$114 billion per year is required globally to reach the Sustainable Development Goals related to water and sanitation, yet the...

Framing the future for water sector financing

The water sector needs to secure much greater investment, but also to direct this at the most appropriate solutions and to build creditworthy utilities....

Thailand’s progress with novel non-sewered sanitation solutions

Thai industrial group SCG has been working to evolve its range of non-sewered sanitation options, writes Attawut Kumkrong. With many places in the world facing...
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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....
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Hamburg Wasser, COVID-19, and lessons learned

Christopher Herzog, Arnd Wendland and Claudia Wendland share the experiences of Hamburg Wasser – the second largest German water and wastewater utility – in...

The value of 24/7 water

Five hundred million people in South Asia still do not have access to a permanent water supply. James Workman highlights how three Indian cities...

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Redefining water infrastructure to build back better

COVID-19 recovery presents the water sector with an opportunity. Kala Vairavamoorthy looks at the how, who and where of ‘building back better’, and the...

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DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...