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

Future of World’s Waters

This project specifically focuses on how best water should be managed efficiently and equitably during the post-2030 period so that the solutions formulated are technologically feasible, economically attractive, socially and environme [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Water Infrastructure

Edited by Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, Routledge, 208 pages

Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of th [...]

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Integrated Water Resources Management: Preface

Asit K. Biswas, Preface of the book 'Integrated Water Resources Management', Cecilia Tortajada [...]

Over the past twenty-five years, it has become increasingly clear to me that the donors and the international organisations were determinedly promoting the mantra of IWRM to lead the world to water resources nirvana primar [...]

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Dams: An Essential Component of Development

Cecilia Tortajada, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Volume 20, Issue 1

Dams have become an integral part of basic infrastructure by offering indispensable benefits like irrigation, hydropower, domestic and industrial water supply, flood control, drought mitigation, navigation, fish farming, a [...]

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Building Sustainability
  • Prof. Biswas Number 2 Water Industry Leader

    By Water and Wastewater International of UK

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  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • Water Challenge blog by Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

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

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  • An Editor’s Choice Collection of top articles

    Collection of top articles of our International Journal

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  • 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.