Third World Centre for Water Management

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Current Projects

Integrated River Basin Management

Integrated river basin management, irrespective of the national and international rhetorics, has made limited progress in the region. Integrated planning of river basins should be based on a dynamic methodology which can be adapted no [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Drink More Recycled Wastewater

There is no room for squeamishness in the face of the world’s growing water shortage — three s [...]

There is no room for squeamishness in the face of the world’s growing water shortage — three steps could vastly improve the image of reused water for drinking. Drinkable water is becoming increasingly scarce. Population growth, pollution and climate cha [...]

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Water Quality Management: A Globally Neglected Issue

Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, 2019, International Journal of Water Resources Developme [...]

Signs of water quality deterioration can be seen all over the world. Globally at least 4 billion people do not have access to water that they consider safe to drink. In Southasia alone this number is 1.7 billion. From Japan to United States fewer and few [...]

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Water Crisis and Water Wars: Myths and Realities

Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, 2019, International Journal of Water Resources Developme [...]

More and more countries are being forced to improve their water management practices, since they have no real alternative. Industries are realizing they can survive and thrive only by steadily improving their water efficiency. The general public is becom [...]

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Building Sustainability

    https://vimeo.com/359513420
  • 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.