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Recycling Wastewater An Option To Counter Water Scarcity

Recycling Wastewater An Option To Counter Water Scarcity

Recycling sewage into potable, drinking water is an extensive and complicated process, but it could be part of the solution for water-scarce South Africa in future. The issue has come into the spotlight since the… Read more »

Shaping The Future of Resource Recovery in Aarhus, Denmark

Shaping The Future of Resource Recovery in Aarhus, Denmark

Wastewater treatment consumes large amounts of energy. At the same time, energy, nutrients and other valuable materials can be recovered from wastewater, recycled and reused. Around the world, wastewater treatment… Read more »

The wisdom of planning for a Water Wise Kenya

The wisdom of planning for a Water Wise Kenya

By Sarah Tibatemwa The current drought ravaging parts of Eastern Africa and the subsequent famine triggered largely by failed rains is enough proof that water indeed is life. The lack… Read more »

Cities, hubs for wastewater innovation

Cities, hubs for wastewater innovation

Water is a finite resource. With a growing population, an expanding global middle class and a rise in energy and industrial production, the demand for water is reaching new levels…. Read more »

A defining moment for the future of wastewater?

A defining moment for the future of wastewater?

By Pritha Hariram As we mark the international year of Wastewater, I’m taken back to my childhood crossing the Adayar Bridge in Chennai, India, in an air-conditioned “Ambassador” (the iconic… Read more »

The world needs to transform the way it manages water

The world needs to transform the way it manages water

The global concern of water conservation recently brought together a panel of high level global leaders. The panel met in South Africa and discussed ways in which water use can… Read more »

Water and climate professionals: united by necessity

Water and climate professionals: united by necessity

The official mention of water resources in terms of adaptation in the Outcomes document of the COP22 meeting and the realisation that the implementation of the Paris agreement will fall… Read more »

Water quality from space: ‘A giant leap’ for public and environmental health

Water quality from space: ‘A giant leap’ for public and environmental health

Satellites have a long history, with the American writer, Edward Everett Hale, writing speculative fiction containing the first known depiction of an artificial satellite to measure longitude in The Brick Moon, back… Read more »

Beyond Modern Land Drainage

Beyond Modern Land Drainage

No matter how efficiently crops are watered, sooner or later well-functioning drainage system for complete in-field water management is needed. The article presented here is based on this concept of… Read more »

Why understanding resilience is key to water management

Why understanding resilience is key to water management

Resilience champion Johan Rockström says we need a mind shift by water professionals if we are to avoid a global disaster The World Economic Forum famously takes place in Davos,… Read more »

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