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...

How irrigation scaling partnerships are boosting farmers’ resilience and livelihoods

Source - International Water Management Institute - By Thai Thi Minh, Senior Researcher – Innovation Scaling, IWMI Agricultural productivity has increased and farmers in Ghana and Ethiopia are more resilient to weather-related shocks. This is thanks to an IWMI-led project that has identified a ...

Women’s leadership in the Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystem (WEFE) Nexus in Nepal

Source - International Water Management Institute - By Gitta Shrestha, National Researcher – Gender Social and Environmental Justice, IWMI Women's participation and leadership in natural resource governance is a much-advocated and celebrated agenda in Nepal. However, despite waves of success cr...

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...

Water financing and partnerships fundamental to achieve SDGs

Source - International Water Association - By Iver Høj Nielsen, Head of P4G Activities, State of Green. The blog post is part of a series of perspectives leading up to the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Copenhagen in September 2022. According to the World Bank, we are around US$11...

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ရေရှားပါးမှုကိုဖြေရှင်းနိုင်မည့် Off-grid ရေထုတ်လုပ်နိုင်သောနည်းစနစ် ၅ မျိုး

ကမ္ဘာ့မျက်နှာပြင်မှာ ရေပမာဏဟာ ၇၀% အထိရှိပေမယ့် ပမာဏအနည်းငယ်သာ သောက်သုံး၍ရနိုင်ပါတယ်။ ရေအားလုံး၏ ၄% သာရေချိုဖြစ်ပြီးတော့ ကျန်သောရေပမာဏမှာ ရေငံတွေဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ သောက်သုံးလို့ရတဲ့ရေချိုထဲမှ တော်တော်များများဟာ လူတွေအလွယ်အကူရယူနိုင်တဲ့ နေရာတွေမှာမရှိနေပါဘူး။ ဥပမာ ရေခဲတောင်တွေထဲမှာပိတ်နေတာမျိုး၊ ကမ္ဘာရဲ့ အတွင...

What you need to know about the global resolution on sustainable lake management

Source - UN Environment Programme - Across the world, freshwater and salt lakes are coming under increasing pressure from a combination of land use change, pollution from fertilizer run-off and industrial effluent, and rising temperatures. Many lakes are shrinking, adversely affecting people, l...

Assessment of large-scale seasonal river morphological changes in Ayeyarwady River using optical remote sensing data

Source - SEI - by Thanapon Piman, Senior Research Fellow SEI Asia - Dhyey Bhatpuria, Research Associate SEI Asia - Theara Tha, Research Associate SEI Asia - The web-based monitoring system simplifies the application of freely available remote sensing data over the large spat...

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...

Workshop: Regional Marketplace of Solutions to address the connections between water, sanitation, hygiene and climate building towards COP27

Source - Sanitation and Water for All - SWA Secretariat and the SWA Private Sector Constituency are convening a series of regional workshops to present an opportunity for dialogue on water, sanitation, and hygiene and climate between government, private sector, and other development stakeholder...

1.2 billion-year-old groundwater is some of the oldest on Earth

Source - LIVESCIENCE - by Jennifer Nalewicki, Live Science contributor - The abundance of hydrogen and helium make it a possible energy source. Groundwater that was recently discovered deep underground in a mine in South Africa is estimated to be 1.2 billion years old. Researchers sus...

GEMS/Water: A 50 year History

Source - UN Environment Programme - This document presents the mission, activities and achievements of GEMS/Water during its 50 years history, summarizing reports and studies published at international level and by institutions and scientists in participating countries. It also looks ahead to s...

Water Tech Spotlight: the latest technology developments in the water industry

Source - International Water Association - by Chunyang (Sophie) Su, Intelligence Senior Officer | China - Tech solutions and innovations are the mainstays towards a water-wise world. Water Tech Spotlight is a monthly blog that aims to highlight worldwide the latest technology developments ...

Advancements in Microbiological Safety for Potable Water Reuse

Original Source : International Water Association - This webinar will attract a global audience with an interest in learning about how to validate microbiological water safety in water reuse. Description  The webinar is co-hosted by the IWA Specialist Groups on Water Reuse and Health-Relat...

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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...

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