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Volume 36, Issues 2-3

Global Water Resources: Festschrift in Honour of Asit K. Biswas

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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

Effective Transboundary Aquifer Areas: An Approach for Transboundary Groundwater Man [...]

Rosario Sanchez, Laura Rodriguez and Cecilia Tortajada, 2020, Journal of The American Water Re [...]

The natural complexity, heterogeneity, and extent of transboundary aquifers around the world, have led to controversy over which method or criteria should be used to identify and delineate their boundaries. Currently, there is no standard methodology tha [...]

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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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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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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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  • 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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  • 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.