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The Fury Of 2020 Urban Indian Floods

The Fury Of 2020 Urban Indian Floods

By Pushpendra Johari The frequency and intensity of rainfall-induced floods have increased in recent years. It’s not the usual monsoon rainfall patterns anymore. The monsoon's vagaries have raised alarming concerns on the flood risks in various cities, especially in...

Smart Water For Smart Cities

Smart Water For Smart Cities

By Dennis Abraham Thazhamon Smart water is the solution smart cities have been working on to control and prevent the waste of water. Water conservation is necessary for smart cities to exist and function efficiently. Smart water solutions are growing as they give...

India’s Union Budget 2021-22: The First Step To Realize SDG-6

India’s Union Budget 2021-22: The First Step To Realize SDG-6

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman Addressing a Post-Budget Press Conference, in New Delhi on February 01, 2021. The Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Singh Thakur, and Other Dignitaries were also...

Safe Water For All In India For Achieving UN SDG Goal 6.1

Safe Water For All In India For Achieving UN SDG Goal 6.1

By Ravindra Sewak United Nation’s Sustainability Development Goal 6.1 puts safe drinking water atop the global water agenda. However, what does “safe” and “sustainable” mean, and how do we deliver it, prove it? India, 163 million people, face a daily struggle to...

Water: A Tale Of The Two Worlds

Water: A Tale Of The Two Worlds

By Col. Bhaskar Tatwawadi (Retd.) A well-meaning water professional posed a question on a professional social media platform: “What could drive the global water industry? His own answer was: Scarcity, infrastructure investment, and disruptive deregulation.” He...

Water Loss In India – The Biggest Challenge

Water Loss In India – The Biggest Challenge

Subhash Sethi, Chairman, SPML Infra Limited By Subhash Sethi, Chairman, SPML Infra Limited On World Water Loss Day today, Subhash Sethi, Chairman, SPML Infra Limited has shared his views with Smart Water & Waste World team to tackle this issue.Estimated global...

How Are Disappearing Forests Creating An Impact On Water Cycle?

How Are Disappearing Forests Creating An Impact On Water Cycle?

By Shilpa Singh Forests represent the feminine principle in ‘Prakriti’, i.e., pure nature. They have been worshipped as Goddess ‘Aranyani’ in Hindu literature. People have also considered forests as the ‘mothers’ of rivers and given significant importance to the...

Planning And Connecting Cities Through Water

Planning And Connecting Cities Through Water

Cities are rapidly expanding and water resources are limited and hence under increasing pressure. We need to find out ways to do more with less while ensuring that cities water systems are sustainable, resilient, and safe thus making cities water secure. The following...

Efficient Management Of Water For Sustainable Water Supply

Efficient Management Of Water For Sustainable Water Supply

"Efficient use of water is one of the most concerning and critical challenges India has been battling with for a long time. The emergence of COVID-19 in late 2019 has highlighted the critical role that clean water and reliable sanitation can play in averting and...