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Indian students win industry water prize

A national team of students from India have won the Xylem Water Prize 2017. Presented at the 14th annual International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO)...

Can heavenly words calm secular tempers in disputes over water?

By James Workman The ancients knew water could be synonymous with conflict. So as scarcity elevated risks of thirst, hunger, and political instability, they began to engineer...

Global food companies ranked on water risk management

Ceres, a sustainability nonprofit organisation, has ranked the 42 largest global food and beverage companies–nearly all US-based–on how effectively they are responding to water dependence,...

Arup and IWA to accelerate transition towards water-wise cities

The International Water Association (IWA) and engineering and consulting firm, Arup, will work together to assist city leaders change the way water is managed...

How the Rainbow Nation dried up

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...

Analysing water assets to prioritise water management

By Moo Young Han* Two prime assets of any country are land and water. The list of assets related to water includes visible water (river water,...

Mexico to address water and wastewater management challenges

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and SUEZ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop brownfield and...

Charting trends for an uncertain water future

By Hong Li* The water sector finds itself facing unprecedented challenges. The World Economic Forum has placed water at the top of its global risks...

Building a roadmap for a smart city

By Jedrzej Bylka* Few people will remember 1936 as a year of transformational change for water management, yet it marked a departure point from the traditional...
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