Third World Centre for Water Management

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Volume 31, Issue 3

Special Issue: The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus in Global Drylands: The Epitome of Twenty-first Century Development?

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Current Projects

Women and Water Management

The Centre has embarked in the task of analysing the roles women play and could play in the management and planning of water resources from the viewpoints of senior women water managers and decision-makers at the national, regional an [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Integrated Water Resources Management: From Concept to Implementation

Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Routledge, 268 pages


The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically represe [...]

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Seminar on ‘Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development’ Gandhi [...]

Conference Report, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 31, Issue 3


The Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board, the government of Gujarat and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd, under the guidance and support of the Third World Centre for Water Management, Mexico [...]

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Built Infrastructure is Essential

Mike Muller, Asit Biswas, Roberto Martin-Hurtado and Cecilia Tortajada, Science, Volume 349, I [...]


Built water infrastructure supported the evolution of all human societies and will remain an integral part of socioeconomic development and modernization. Some postindustrial societies not only seek to "preserve" e [...]

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Local Perspectives on Water

J.G Hering, D.L Sedlak, C. Tortajada, A.K Biswas, C. Niwagaba, T. Breu, Science, Volume 349, I [...]


A global perspective on water management predominates in high-level policy discussions. This has the advantage that over-arching issues can be highlighted and international resources mobilized. But water issues ari [...]

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Building Sustainability

    http://www.waterworld.com/articles/wwi/print/volume-29/issue-6/upfront/celebrating-the-water-industry-s-high-fliers.html
  • Prof. Biswas Number 2 Water Industry Leader

    By Water and Wastewater International of UK

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  • http://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/
  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • https://www.water-challenge.com/
  • Water Challenge blog by Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    A blog created for discussions on the issue of water use and availability

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  • http://tandf.msgfocus.com/q/1HlaSnjQN2o4voYFDjMj7/wv
  • An Editor’s Choice Collection of top articles

    Collection of top articles of our International Journal

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  • http://www.routledge.com/books/series/WATER/
  • Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    New and published books of the Series.

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About us

Efficient water management requires new knowledge and implementable solutions, as well as synthesis of current experiences from different parts of the world. The primary objective of the Centre is thus generation, synthesis and application of knowledge, and extensive global dissemination of the related information.