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The water you already have is the cheapest and most abundant resource!

By Dr Darren Saywell Water resource challenges in the Philippines For many people in the Philippines, water through heavy rains has always been an abundant resource....

The Green-Grey Era – or how we are heading towards the integration of Nature-based...

By Caterina Marinetti Nature-based solutions are already in place and scaling them up is possible Nature-based Solutions (NBS) applications  are many around the world. However, their cases...

A smart approach towards climate change

By Raul Glotzbach A week after about 179 people were killed in deadly floods in the western part of Japan in July, the country experienced...

Why slow and steady wins the race when it comes to groundwater sampling

Mike White, Territory Manager at Geotech, part of QED Environmental Systems, shares his thoughts on why he believes the groundwater industry will start to...

Phosphorus recovery and reuse from wastewater

By Prof. Hisao Ohtake Phosphorus (P) is essential to human life and vital for food production. It is the critical building block of DNA, cell membrane...

What do private companies look for in a performance-based non-revenue water project?

By Jemima Sy Recent estimates place global annual non-revenue water (NRW), i.e. water produced but not billed because of commercial or physical losses, at 126...

Beyond urban water security: the vulnerability of intermittent water supplies

By Hassan Aboelnga Many cities today are at risk of running out of water, with water availability now cited as one of the greatest risks...

Shifting values towards conservation

By Devon Hardy We live in a world in which everything has an economic value. Our time is measured in opportunity cost, our value to...

Blockchain: the final drop in the wave of digital water disruption – Part 2

By Emma Weisbord In Part 1 of this series, the fundamentals of blockchain were explained to provide a basis of understanding of this new technology...

Bring on the floods: how water professionals can help make cities resilient

By Bruce Beck ‘Engineering resilience’. The phrase was coined by an ecologist to signal something inferior, something not wanted — the constancy of timber production...

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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...

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Scientists trial new technology for water quality monitoring

A project to trial new ways of protecting the aquaculture industry from the impact of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and other threats to water...
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