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Time To Embrace Water-Smart Cities

Time To Embrace Water-Smart Cities

"A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question." - Margaret Mead Editor's Note, May 2020 Smart cities comprise a simple system of various smart systems. Such smart systems and technologies are being used by local...

Why So Serious For Water?

Why So Serious For Water?

“To think that some people don't have clean water was mind-boggling to me.” - Ashlan Gorse Cousteau Editor’s Note, April 2020 The prolonged situation of COVID-19 pandemic has not only shaken the world to its core, but it has also brought back in focus the need and...

During The Times Of Corona

During The Times Of Corona

"Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community." - Anthony J. D'Angelo Editor’s Note, March 2020 Experts around the globe unanimously agree that the drinking water is not a source of the novel coronavirus causing the global COVID-19 pandemic. To begin...

Let’s Get Our Priorities Straight

Let’s Get Our Priorities Straight

“Water flows uphill towards money.” - Gautam Buddha Editor’s Note, February 2020 Most of us would agree on the basic premise that if we increase the access to better sanitation and good-quality drinking water for our population then it results in both short-term and...

On A Case By Case Basis

On A Case By Case Basis

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” - Jacques Yves Cousteau Editor’s Note, January 2020 The second annual ‘Municipal Case Studies’ special issue is in your hands. This year we have selected the top 25 case studies from all over the world. The...

The Desalination Diary

The Desalination Diary

“The cure for anything is salt water. Sweat, tears, or the ocean.” - Isak Dinesen Editor’s Note, December 2019 As per International Desalination Association (IDA), currently there are approximately 18,426 desalination plants affecting around 300 million people in 150...

The Digital Water Wave

The Digital Water Wave

“Companies have too many experts who block innovation. True innovation really comes from perpendicular thinking.” - Peter Diamandis, Founder & Chairman, X Prize Foundation Editor’s Note, November 2019 The future is already here. We see it every day in the digital...

Promises To Keep, Miles To Go…

Promises To Keep, Miles To Go…

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep.” - Robert Frost Editor’s Note, October 2019 When we had come out with the inaugural issue of Smart Water & Waste World (SWWW) magazine in October last year, I had...

Solid Gold: Waste & Wastewater

Solid Gold: Waste & Wastewater

“The waste products in Earth's crust are also the human in this expanded, spectral sense. One's garbage doesn't go 'away' - it just goes somewhere else.” - Timothy Morton, English Philosopher Editor's Note, September 2019 In this issue, our cover story is Solid Waste...

The Global Rise Of ZLD

The Global Rise Of ZLD

“We don’t need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly.” - Anne Marie Bonneau a.k.a. The Zero Waste Chef Editor’s Note, August 2019 Zero Liquid Discharge, or more commonly known as ZLD, is an expanding water...