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Current Projects

Water Management for Urban Areas

Provision of clean water, treatment and disposal of wastewater and stormwater disposal has become increasingly complex for cities because of the rapid urbanization process in developing countries.

Research and Policy Publications

Water as a Human Right

Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2017, International Journal of Water Resources Developme [...]

During 23–24 February 2017, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences organized a workshop, The Human Right to Water: An Interdisciplinary Focus and Contributions on the Central Role of Public Policies in Water and Sanitation Management, in Vatican City. The r [...]

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Confronting Global Security in an Era of Water Instabilities

Kris Hartley, Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2017, Foreign Policy Journal (e-Journal)

    Political instability complicated by water security threats compromises America’s ability to navigate global security challenges. The state of global security and stability appears more precarious now than at any time since the end [...]

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Building Sustainability

    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02508060.2016.1255379
  • The Need to Put Practice into Policy

    Editors’ introduction to the special issue of papers from the IWRA XV [...]

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  • Routledge Geography, Planning & Urban Studies

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

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  • XVIth World Water Congress

    Cancun, Mexico, May 29 – June 2, 2017

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  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    National University of Singapore

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  • 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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  • International Water Resources Association

    Editorial Team of the Water International Journal

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  • An Editor’s Choice Collection of top articles

    Collection of top articles of our 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.