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Water Loss management will be critical to climate change adaptation

Water Loss management will be critical to climate change adaptation

Water loss management is one of the most important issues facing water suppliers around the world. The Sustainable Development Goals have made poverty alleviation and access to safe drinking water… Read more »

World Water Council to Co-convene a Seminar on Financing Water

World Water Council to Co-convene a Seminar on Financing Water

The World Water Council will be co-convening a seminar entitled Financing Water Infrastructure for Sustainable Growth during this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm.. The seminar, which will take place… Read more »

Climate-Driven Water Scarcity Could Hit Economic Growth by Up to 6 Percent in Some Regions

Climate-Driven Water Scarcity Could Hit Economic Growth by Up to 6 Percent in Some Regions

Water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could cost some regions up to 6 percent of their GDP, spur migration, and spark conflict, according to a new World Bank report released…. Read more »

If we want water for everyone, we’re going to have to pay for it

If we want water for everyone, we’re going to have to pay for it

More than 800 children die each day from diarrhoea. About 663 million people still use water contaminated by human waste and other pollutants. And roughly 2.4 billion people still lack… Read more »

Water drives job creation and economic growth, says new World Water Development Report

Water drives job creation and economic growth, says new World Water Development Report

An estimated three out of four jobs that make up the global workforce are either heavily or moderately dependent on water. This means that water shortages and problems of access… Read more »

Measured mutuality

Measured mutuality

Can we measure how well countries are cooperating over water? The idea may sound faintly absurd, but if the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are to become a meaningful… Read more »

Water Resources Management

Water Resources Management

Water is an essential natural resource that shapes regional landscapes and is vital for ecosystem functioning and human well-being. At the same time, water is a resource under considerable pressure…. Read more »

The beginnings of water science

The beginnings of water science

Water has always fascinated us, as we need to live near freshwater in order to exist. Early civilizations knew the importance of rain and annual flooding to avoid life-threatening drought… Read more »

Water crises are a top global risk

Water crises are a top global risk

Global water crises – from drought in the world’s most productive farmlands to the hundreds of millions of people without access to safe drinking water – are the biggest threat… Read more »

Giant icebergs play key role in removing carbon dioxide from atmosphere

Giant icebergs play key role in removing carbon dioxide from atmosphere

Pioneering research from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Geography discovered melting water from giant icebergs, which contains iron and other nutrients, supports hitherto unexpectedly high levels of phytoplankton growth…. Read more »

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