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How businesses can secure clean, safe water

What is the single most important measure that government officials in local, state and national water agencies should take to ensure large and small businesses...

The vital role of wastewater managers in climate action

How utilities can recover and reuse potent greenhouse gases from across the wastewater sector. By James Workman When we talk of “emissions” we tend to...

Frackanomics: Why markets ensure oil and water can mix

By Timothy Fitzgerald* Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, as it is commonly known, is a divisive and controversial issue, in large part because of its perceived effects...

US households under pressure from rising water bills

How cities are trying creative new approaches to link human rights and secure revenue. By Emily Green Some of America’s post-industrial “rustbelt” cities are trying...

Urban China turns sewage into power

Why Asian cities are adopting and scaling sludge-to-energy systems. By Aditi Sahay Each year China’s cities must absorb 10 million people, who excrete an extra 1.5...

How Trump’s water policy and budget cuts could harm his own assets

By Emily Green Some fear the Trump Presidency may benefit his private assets over the public good but when it comes to his water policy,...

Masdar: a paradigm for resource management?

Nick Michell spoke to leading water experts about Masdar’s attempt to become a green hydro city "As one of the most recent attempts at billion-dollar hydro-eco-utopia, what...

Sponge cities: can China’s model go global?

China’s ambitions–for its so-called ‘sponge’ cities–to slow, sink and store runoff exemplify a universal struggle of urban planners united with water professionals against a...

Unleashing Tehran’s ‘water renaissance’

If the capital of Iran can combine ancient systems of water governance–qanat–with modern information technology, it could drought-proof the capital and protect its citizens...

Why collaboration is key to creating water-wise cities

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...

FEATURED STORY

Investing in SDG 6: A vital confluence of natural, human, and...

By Kala Vairavamoorthy   At any given moment, day and night, a quarter of a million people are aloft, jetting at 800 km/h at an altitude...

NEWS

Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...
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