Tag: water issues

Water is a regional resource, but water shortage is becoming a global issue due to increasing population, economic growth and climate change. Development of new sources of water beside its efficient use, together with conservation measures, should be an important component of any country’s national water plan.

Innovative Global Water Utilities Network Partners with CH2M

Innovative Global Water Utilities Network Partners with CH2M

The Leading Utilities of the World (LUOW) network has partnered with multinational engineering company CH2M, to help promote water utility innovation and global partnerships aiming to raise the performance of the water sector worldwide.

The engineering firm CH2M has been announced as the ‘Foundation Partner’ of LUOW, an initiative established by

Sustainable Water Partnership Launches SWPWATER.ORG Web Resource to Foster Global Collaboration on Water Security

Sustainable Water Partnership Launches SWPWATER.ORG Web Resource to Foster Global Collaboration on Water Security

SWPWater.org, launched by the USAID Sustainable Water Partnership (SWP), led by Winrock International, will enable greater access to information and resources about global water security. Through the aggregation of water security news and innovations, and the publication of original resources and toolkits, SWPWater.org will foster public-private collaboration across the globe

Straight to the Source

Straight to the Source

It has been estimated that California wastes about 350,000 acre-feet of treated drinking water each year—a significant amount for an already water-challenged state. Proponents of Senate Bill 555, however, hope that legislative action helps address non-revenue water issues state-wide by providing data and valuable insight.

In last week’s blog we discussed

Diverse Organizations Join to Promote & Protect Nation’s Water

Diverse Organizations Join to Promote & Protect Nation’s Water

The nation’s leading water organizations, representing the full spectrum of water issues, water research fields, utilities and consumers from every part of the country, will join forces in Washington, DC this month for Water Week 2017. During the week of March 19-25, hundreds of water, wastewater and stormwater professionals, thought

Reader Profile: Monika Freyman

Reader Profile: Monika Freyman

Every day, Monika Freyman strives to more closely connect the scientific and financial fields as they relate to water. She serves as director of investor water initiatives at Ceres, a non-profit organization that works with leading companies, investors, public interest groups, policymakers, and other economic players to advance sustainable solutions

Editor’s Comments: A Study of Planets and Pipes

Editor’s Comments: A Study of Planets and Pipes

ON THE EVENING OF January 7, 1610, Italian polymath Galileo Galilei turned his telescope toward Jupiter and saw three small stars near the planet. Each night, he recorded the positioning of the stars in relation to Jupiter. His first entry indicated that two stars were east of the planet, and

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Known for its involvement with banking and auto racing, Charlotte is one of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the US. The city’s 2014 estimated population is nearly 810,000.

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