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Is there fecal sludge on your salad?

By Marie Rødsten Sagen* As the sun sets over the lush fields in the Indian city of Kolkata, it suddenly dawns upon me: this is the...

Start-ups win funding to deploy in water-scarce cities

Three start-ups tackling urban water challenges with technology and an entrepreneurial approach have been recognised by the Imagine H2O Urban Drinking Water Challenge 2018 for their...

Water’s resource resurrection

By James Workman Large herds of East African wildlife have little in common with urban sewage, until their immersion in water. In both cases, that medium...

Rethinking the urban utility: a climate smart approach

How IWA is supporting the progress of climate smart utilities. By Kambiri Cox and Katharine Cross.   Water and wastewater utilities can play a key role...

Detecting COVID-19 variants in wastewater

The global COVID-19 pandemic escalated quickly, and the challenge has been compounded by the rapid spread of new variants. The Source reviews some of...

Why water should take centre stage in climate discussions

By Maurice Hall The recent UN IPCC report offers stark warnings about fast-rising temperatures. San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit unsurprisingly focused on reducing emissions....

First African Young Water Professionals Conference hosted by South Africa

Pretoria saw one of the world’s largest gatherings of young water professionals (YWPs) last November when the city hosted the 4th South Africa Young...

India: Delhi’s first hydropower plant commissioned

The Delhi Jal Board has commissioned the first ever hydropower plant in the city, which will use falling water from a treated sewage effluent...

The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge announces finalists

The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association have announced the finalists in the Water Utility Energy Challenge (WUEC), a programme that...
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