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Volume 32, Issue 4

Special Issue: Water Reuse Policies for Potable Use

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Current Projects

Impacts of Global Water Forums

Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent at global forums to discuss water-related issues over the past 25 years. While the costs have escalated exponentially for these global discussions, no serious study has even been conduct [...]

Research and Policy Publications

Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change: The Roles of Infrastructure [...]

Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, 2016, Springer, Berlin, 286 pages

This book highlights the role that both infrastructure and governance play in the context of resilience and adaptation to climate variability and change. Eleven case studies analyze in-depth impacts of extreme events in projects, basins and regions in th [...]

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Policy Dimensions of Development and Financing of Water Infrastructure: The Cases of [...]

Cecilia Tortajada, Environmental Science & Policy, 2016, Volume 64, pages 177-187

The past decades have seen planning and implementation of built infrastructure in all over the developed and developing world growing in large scales. This has been influenced by economic and population growths, urbanization and industrialization, which [...]

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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, 2016, [...]

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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Building Sustainability

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaSCu2o9pAE
  • The death of academic citizenship: why our universities are failing us

    An interview, Australian National University, November 16, 2016

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  • http://www.worldwatercongress.com/
  • XVIth World Water Congress

    Cancun, Mexico, May 29 – June 2, 2017

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  • http://www.waterworld.com/articles/wwi/print/volume-31/issue-1/headline/top-25-leaders.html
  • WWi’s Top 25 Leaders Listing 2016

    Global thought leaders in the water/wastewater industries

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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.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.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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  • 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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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.