By Cecilia Tortajada, npj Clean Water, Volume 3, Number 22.
Water resources are essential for every development activity, not only in terms of available quantity but also in terms of quality. Population growth and urbanisation are increasing the number of users and uses of water… Read More
By Rosario Sanchez, Laura Rodriguez and Cecilia Tortajada, Journal of The American Water Resources Association, 1-19.
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… Read More
By Cecilia Tortajada and Pierre van Rensburg, Nature, Volume 577, pages 26-28.
Drinkable water is becoming increasingly scarce. Population growth, pollution and climate change mean that more cities are being forced to search for unconventional water sources.… Read More
By Kris Hartley, Cecilia, Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 250, 109505.
Water stress is an increasing burden in regions with arid climates, aquifer vulnerability, and erratic rainfall. Population growth and competing domestic, industrial, and agricultural uses are also stretching the capacity of water supply systems.… Read More
By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 35, Number 6, pages 913-916.
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.… Read More
By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 35, Issue 5, pages 727-731.
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.
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By Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 35, Issue 4, pages 547-550.
Good, reliable and objective case studies of successful urban water systems in developing world are conspicuous by their absence. Such studies are needed to understand contextual and replicable aspects of why a few utilities have succeeded while others have failed.… Read More