Urban WaterGuide: A guide for building sustainable and resilient cities

The Australian Government, Australian Water Partnership and the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities partnered to develop a framework to improve water outcomes in international cities and towns, based on Australia's urban water experience. The result is the Urban WaterGuide, which ...

Digital Water Book: A Strategic Digital Transformation for the Water Industry

Source: International Water Association - The pressing need to address the challenges of the global water sector continues to be the driving force behind the digital transformation. In addition to rapidly changing demographics, intensified and prolonged natural disasters, and ageing infrastruct...

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Water and Society

On this water planet, water plays a very important role in society. Humans cannot exist without water since it forms our landscape and is also essential for the production of crops. However, when different users and goals meet, water becomes a source of conflict and inequality. The management of wat...

Uniting Youth for Water at World Water Congress

Source - International Water Association - IWA is pleased to announce an award-winning young water professional as a keynote speaker at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition. Dr Farokh L Kakar, an environmental Engineer at Brown and Caldwell and Founder of Blue College of Water and Tech...

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022

Source - UNWATER - The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022 is the only United Nations official report that monitors global progress on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This annual report is prepared by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in ...

‘Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water’ – Stockholm World Water Week 2022

Source - unwater - Later this month, World Water Week 2022 will take place online and in Stockholm, Sweden, from 23 August to 1 September. The theme of the event is "Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water", reflecting the urgent need to better understand and value water in its full complexity. O...

Southeast Asia Flash Flood Guidance System Launched

Source - World Meteorological Organization - The Southeast Asia Flash Flood Guidance System (SeAFFGS) has been officially launched, ushering in the prospect of improved early warnings for a major natural hazard, which accounts for a significant portion of the lives lost and property damage...

Asia Water Forum 2022

Source - Asian Development Bank - Asia and the Pacific continues to be a fast-growing and dynamic region. The overall trend for urbanization will see an estimated 2.5 billion people or 55% of the population living in urban areas by 2030. However, almost 500 million people in the region still do...

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Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) Training

On the 28th of June, Stockholm Environment Institute Asia Center (SEI Asia) hosted and organized an online training on Water Evaluation and Planning System (WEAP) with funding support of the Swedish Government through SEI Rapid Response Fund.  WEAP is a tool designed for integrated water resour...

Lessons learned from the UN Water Conference in Tajikistan

Source : International Water Association - by - Farokh Kakar, Emily Ryan, Jacob Amengor and Isabela Espindola - The Second International High-Level Conference on the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development" ended on 9 June in Dushanbe, Tajikistan after ...

Marine Warriors Hand-in Workshop

Source: World Learning - The 2022 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Regional Workshop: Marine Warriors brings together participants from ASEAN countries and Timor-Leste to examine recent environmental changes and consequences in the Central Coastal regions of Vietnam. Funded by ...

Register for WEAP (Water Evaluation and Planning) Training

WEAP (Water Evaluation and Planning) is a software tool for integrated water resources planning. It provides a comprehensive, flexible and user-friendly framework for policy analysis. Over the last decade, an integrated approach to water development has emerged that places water supply projects in t...

Community co-management can help protect wetlands biodiversity in the Chindwin River Basin

Source: Stockholm Environment Institute - For International Biodiversity Day 2022, SEI Asia researchers reflect on the challenges in conserving biodiversity in the wetlands of Myanmar's Chindwin River Basin. Myanmar's Upper Chindwin Basin has some of the Indo-Burma region's most critical b...

SDG 6.5.1 IWRM Action Planning Course

Source: Global Water Partnership A comprehensive new course – the SDG 6.5.1 IWRMAction Planning course – will equip participants with the tools needed to design and implement an inclusive and successful integrated water resources management (IWRM)Action Plan. The new SDG 6.5.1 IWRM Action Planning c...

UN World Water Development Report 2022

Source: UN Water - Groundwater: Making the invisible visible Accounting for approximately 99% of all liquid freshwater on Earth, groundwater has the potential to provide societies with tremendous social, economic and environmental benefits and opportunities. Groundwater already provides ha...

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