Third World Centre for Water Management

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Volume 32, Issue 3

Special Issue: Energy for Water: Regional Case Studies

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State of World’s Waters

The Third World Centre for Water Management initiated a project on the assessment of freshwater-related issues in certain major countries of the world. The study considered issues like water availability (quantity and quality), uses, [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Nongovernmental Organizations and Influence on Global Public Policy

Cecilia Tortajada, Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, 2016, Volume 3, Number 2, pages 266–274

Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) were once considered as altruistic groups which aim was to impartially influence public policy with no vested interests. Nevertheless, this perception has changed. They are increasingly perceived as groups that priori [...]

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Society – Water – Technology: A Critical Appraisal of Major Water Engine [...]

Edited by Reinhard F. Hüttl, Oliver Bens, Christine Bismuth and Sebastian Hoechstetter, Spring [...]

This book presents the results of the Interdisciplinary Research Group "Society – Water – Technology" of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. It describes interdisciplinary evaluation criteria for major water engineering projects (M [...]

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Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Edited by Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, Springer, Singapore, 2016, 168 pages

This book pursues a comprehensive approach so as to arrive at a better understanding of the implications of climate change on sustainable development, focusing on the perspective of water. Climate change is one of today’s most pressing global issues and [...]

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Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development: An Introduction

Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, Introduction of the book 'Water Security, Climate Change [...]

The global population is estimated to increase from 7.3 billion at present to about 11.2 billion by 2100. Providing good quality of life for the existing  hundreds of millions of people living in poverty and for the additional 3.9 billion  people will be [...]

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Building Sustainability

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  • Series on Water Resources Development and Management

    New and forthcoming titles in the Series

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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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  • http://www.iwra.org/index.php?mainpage=58&page=193&subpage=
  • International Water Resources Association

    Editorial Team of the Water International Journal

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  • http://programme.worldwaterweek.org/event/5825
  • Impacts of droughts and floods in cities: policies and governance

    31 August 2016, Stockholm World Water Week

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  • http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-urged-to-re/2272778.html
  • Singapore urged to re-examine its water management strategy

    Channel News Asia interview, 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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  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • 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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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.