Third World Centre for Water Management

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Volume 36, Issue 4

Special Issue: Innovative and Transformative Water Policies and Management in China

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Current Projects

Human Rights to Water

The main objectives of this project is to analyse how several countries have approached the issue of human rights to water in terms of incorporating this concept into appropriate public policies, implementation of such policies, impac [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Contributions of Recycled Wastewater to Clean Water and Sanitation Sustainable Devel [...]

Cecilia Tortajada, 2020, npj Clean Water, Volume 3:22.

Water resources are essential for every development activity, not only in terms of available quantity but also in terms of quality. Population growth and urbanisation are increasing the number of users and uses of water, making water resources scarcer an [...]

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Strategic Foresight to Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Achieve Water-rela [...]

Mehmood, H., Mukkavilli S. K., Weber, I., Koshio, A., Meechaiya, C., Piman, T., Mubea, K., Tor [...]

This report uses strategic foresight to study applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to achieve water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report discusses motivations, applications, and opportunities related to the adoption of AI for [...]

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Assessing Wastewater Management in India

M. Dinesh Kumar and Cecilia Tortajada, 2020, Springer, Singapore, 86 pages.

This book highlights the institutional, legal, and policy measures to manage water pollution in India, and discusses how effective they have been in improving the overall quality of the country’s surface and groundwater resources. It also reviews the sta [...]

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Building Sustainability

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  • Scotland’s Hydro Nation Programme

    OOSKAnews has just produced a podcast on this Hydro Nation Programme.

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  • https://vimeo.com/353735716
  • Water: The Big Global Picture

    OOSKAnews interview to Prof Biswas on global water issues.

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  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da5xbTv0cx0&feature=youtu.be
  • Interview to Asit K. Biswas

    Are India’s Water Woes Man-Made?

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  • https://taf.fi/2019/06/13/cecilia-tortajada-highlights-the-social-value-of-technological-development/
  • Millennium Technology Prize

    Why do we need the Millennium Technology Prize?

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  • https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cijw20/current
  • International Journal of Water Resources Development

    A policy and practice-oriented Journal.

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

    National University of Singapore

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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.springer.com/series/7009?detailsPage=titles
  • Series on Water Resources Development and Management

    New and forthcoming titles in 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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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.