Water

Against the backdrop of climate change and rising water demand, tools for adequately modelling water availability are much needed. In a new study, researchers applied a large-scale model linking surface water to…

more

Water

During the last decades Switzerland has gathered a wealth of experience in Transboundary Water Management (TWM), and has now shared exactly this expertise with two delegations from Southeast Asia during practical field…

more

Water

Today, water stress due to climatic hazards such as extreme droughts and floods is affecting many countries, limiting their access to clean drinking water. This year, World Water Week, which took place from the 23rd…

more

Water

Agriculture uses 70 per cent of the world’s water. As global population increases and climate changes, the threat of water and food shortages is a growing reality. To address this, a multi-stakeholder initiative was…

more

Water

If current progress trends continue, very few African Union member states may achieve universal access to safely managed drinking water, safely managed sanitation or basic hygiene services by 2030, this report states.

more

Water

Water for rural development was one of four key issues at the World Water Forum. The participants committed to a « blue deal » for water security and sanitation for peace and development.

more

Water

Dependence on groundwater is expected to rise as surface water availability becomes increasingly limited due to climate change. Groundwater is often the most cost-effective way of providing a secure supply of water to…

more

Water

The 9th World Water Forum was held in Senegal’s capital of Dakar from the 21st to the 25th March. It acts as a preparatory conference for the UN Water Conference planned for 2023 and has met with considerable interest…

more

Water

India is among the countries most affected by climate change. Building on the concept of Integrated Water Resource Management, the Indo-German Development Cooperation Project “Water Security and Climate Adaptation in…

more

Water

In some regions, accessing clean drinking water is becoming more and more difficult. An international team of researchers are optimising metal-organic frameworks at atom level with which water can be “harvested” from the…

more

Cookie settings