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Industrial Water & Waste: A Case In Point

Industrial Water & Waste: A Case In Point

"Our economic system, run for profit and waste and based primarily on the extractive industries, is the cause of climate change. We have wasted the earth's treasure and we can no longer exploit it cheaply." - Vivienne Westwood Editor’s Note, July 2019 The 2nd Annual...

Water Crisis: Let’s Not Seek A Quick Fix

Water Crisis: Let’s Not Seek A Quick Fix

"There is always a temptation for governments: see a problem and announce a quick fix." - Charles Kennedy Editor's Note, June 2019 There is no denying the fact that water is nowadays a significant aspect of a country’s economic growth engine. While India has performed...

The Search For Answers…

The Search For Answers…

“You take delight not in a city's seven or seventy wonders, but in the answer it gives to a question of yours.” - Italo Calvino Editor's Note, May 2019 The objective of India’s Smart Cities Mission is to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a...

Leaving No One Behind

Leaving No One Behind

“Everything we do, even the slightest thing we do, can have a ripple effect. If you throw a pebble into the water on one side of the ocean, it can create a tidal wave on the other side.” - Victor Webster Editor's Note, April 2019 All of us celebrated World Water Day...

Rivers – Endless Stories

Rivers – Endless Stories

"The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error." - Voltair Editor's Note, March 2019 March 14th is celebrated as the International Day of Action for Rivers since 1997. As we take a look at the state of rivers in this issue with the inputs...

The Serious Business Of Purification

The Serious Business Of Purification

"An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate." - Criss Jami Editor's Note, February 2019 Let me begin by sharing some facts and results of recent market studies about water purification which affects 3.3 billion people around the...

The Curious Case Of Municipal Water

The Curious Case Of Municipal Water

"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it." - Mark Twain Editor's Note, January 2019 The first annual ‘Municipal Case Studies’ special issue is in your hands. We received an overwhelming response this year, in the...

When The Well Runs Dry

When The Well Runs Dry

"When the well is dry, we know the worth of water." - Benjamin Franklin Editor's Note, December 2018 This month, we have covered some of the cutting-edge water treatment technologies and best practices being applied around the world, while also having a look at some...

Put Your Money Where The Value Is

Put Your Money Where The Value Is

"I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use." - Mother Teresa Editor's Note, November 2018 I would begin with a humble and heartfelt thank you - to all of you - who have accepted and supported our new initiative - Smart...

It’s Time For A Reboot

It’s Time For A Reboot

"Don’t just get involved. Fight for your seat at the table. Better yet, fight for a seat at the head of the table." - Barack Obama Editor's Note, October 2018 We are proud and honored to launch the inaugural issue of our new publication - Smart Water & Waste World...