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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

Water Demand Management Strategies for Water-Scarce Cities: The Case of Spain

Cecilia Tortajada, Francisco González-Gómez, Asit K. Biswas and Joost Buurman, 2019, Sustainab [...]

This paper provides an overview of pricing and non-pricing measures to reduce domestic water consumption at the household levels in five urban areas in Spain. Analyses are based on questionnaires sent to water utilities that provide water services in the [...]

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Transboundary Aquifers between Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas, Mexic [...]

Rosario Sanchez, Laura Rodriguez and Cecilia Tortajada, 2018, Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies

Study region: Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas, Mexico; Texas, USA. Study focus: The objective of this study is to identify and classify the transboundary hydrogeological units shared between Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas, [...]

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Managing Indonesian Haze: Complexities and Challenges

Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, Chapter of the book 'Pollution Across Borders: Transboun [...]

Exponential increase in land area used for oil palm cultivation in Indonesia has been possible primarily through the clearance of primary and secondary forests and other vegetative growths. As the population of Indonesia has increased, there has been pro [...]

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Political Dynamics and Water Supply in Hong Kong

Kris Hartley, Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2018, Environmental Development, Volume 27 [...]

Management of environmental resources presents challenges across jurisdictional boundaries. In the case of river basins, multiple localities must coordinate water allocation, often across social, economic, and political contexts. As such, the scale of go [...]

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Building Sustainability

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  • Neighbors Wrangle over Water

    Interview to Prof Asit K. Biswas by CGTN, China.

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  • https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/video-on-demand/insight/india-s-vanishing-waters-10660554
  • India’s Vanishing Waters

    How will India avoid a looming water crisis?

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  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kitrqHJktxw
  • What’s causing India’s water crisis?

    Indian cities will face water problems like nothing we have seen before.

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  • Most Cited Article Collection

    Read the IJWRD Most Cited Award winning articles for free

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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://explore.tandfonline.com/page/pgas/high-impact-geography-planning-urban
  • Routledge Geography, Planning & Urban Studies

    Browse a selection of articles from some of our most influential auth [...]

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  • 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.