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The Tailored Water

By Robert C. Brears Water is a key component of local and national economies with the resource often a key input in a variety of industrial value chains. As industrial demand for water increases the sector needs to increase its water productivity. A failure to do so...

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By Robert C. Brears With rising demand for water, energy, and food, leading cities and water utilities have created synergies between the water-energy-food nexus sectors while reducing trade-offs in the development of a green economy. Water-Efficient Urban FarmsKansas...

Advanced Water And Wastewater Treatment Systems

By Frost & Sullivan With rapid urbanization, availability of good-quality water is becoming scarce. Adding to that pressure is increasing population and pollution. The world population is increasing by 80 million each year, growing to be globally water-scarce by...

Ground Level Reflections From High-Level Panel Initiatives

By Amy Syvrud, IWC for the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) As an initiative to support the now-concluded High-Level Panel on Water (HLPW), ‘WaterGuide’ policy dialogues were held with four countries to share Australian expertise and experience in water scarcity and...

The State Of National Rural Drinking Water Programme

By WaterAid India In August 2018, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) came out with a comprehensive performance audit report on the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) for 2012-17. While the civil society and non-profit organizations working...

Climate Resilient Water Resources Management

By Robert C. Brears The effects of climate change are beginning to impact water quantity and water quality across the globe. However, there is no single action or strategy that any government can implement to ensure a community is resilient to climate change-related...

The Global Bottled Water Hydration Market

Water lady  - Anagha Lakshmi Jayaprakash  By Frost & Sullivan The global bottled water hydration market is witnessing a remarkable and continued growth in the past years. Frost and Sullivan estimate the total global bottled water hydration market to be USD 150.3...

Planning With Water

By Peter Neill, IWC for the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) In this series, I've been addressing the recognition of the global water crisis, its relationship to the effects of climate change, and its implications for the future provision of water as the most...