What is SIM4Nexus?

What if you had the power to create integrated policies on the most pressing societal issues? What about unearthing these policies and their interlinkages to one another, illustrating their potential short and long-term effects? An ideal world, right? SIM4NEXUS can get you one step closer to these goals.

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What does Japan Water Research Center bring to Watershare?

Can you please introduce your organisation and field of expertise?

Japan Water Research Center (JWRC) is a non-profit research institute dedicated to the study and solution of essential needs and challenges surrounding drinking water supply in Japan. JWRC was established in 1988 to improve public health through collaborative efforts with …

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Which opportunities does Eurecat see as a Watershare member?

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Eurecat is The Technology Centre of Catalonia (Spain) providing applied research and innovative technology. We assist companies with solutions that fulfil their need for  innovations while driving and enhancing their competitive edge. Eurecat covers the natural bridge between the world …

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What does Dalian University bring to Watershare?

Dalian University

Haixing Liu from Dalian University, China tells us what their ambitions are for Watershare.

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I am working at the Faculty of Hydraulic Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China. My expertise encompasses Water distribution system, urban water resources, and smart water …

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Upcoming COVID19 webinars

Webinar COVID19: Where are we now and how utilities can move beyond the coronavirus – A Latin America Focus

Watershare is organising 3 webinars in the coming weeks on the topic of COVID19 and sewage surveillance, with expertise and local practices shared by our international members from South Africa, Argentina and Oman.

Read more about the webinars below, registration coming soon – stay tuned!

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SETAC 2021 (online) – Session on The role of sewage surveillance in living with Covid-19: from wastewater data to public health decisions

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, sewage surveillance to monitor the circulation of SARS-CoV-2 at the population level has been implemented in an increasing number of countries and cities across the globe.

In this dedicated session we will discuss topics such a:

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Patrick Reed tells us more about Cornell University

Patrick Reed from Cornell University

I am Patrick M. Reed, the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering within the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, USA. Cornell University is a large public and private university that is active across sectors, scales, and interests in water research. Within Cornell, my …

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Hackathon “Water Challenges 2020” organised by AySA

Are you committed to the world of water and sanitation and do you have knowledge of or experience in technology, entrepreneurship, diversity or care for the environment? Then make sure to join the Hackathon “Water Challenges 2020”, the first initiative of the AySA Link Innovation HUB and supported by prestigious …

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Value of being part of Watershare – by Diam (Oman)

‘We value the opportunity to be part of Watershare’ says Saud Al Nadabi, from Diam (Oman)

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Diam – The Public Authority for Water is the regulator for the water sector in Oman. Besides, Diam is also a direct water service …

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Watershare Webinars – Sept-October 2020 – COVID19

Webinar Covid-19

This week, Watershare hosted 3 webinars focusing on sewage surveillance from three different regions of the globe; Latin America, the Middle East and Southern Africa.

1. COVID19: Where are we now and how utilities can move beyond the coronavirus – A Latin America Focus

During this webinar, Alejandro Barrio, Director …

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Which opportunities does CERIDES see as a Watershare member?

George Boustras from CERIDES

George Boustras from CERIDES, Cyprus tells us what their ambitions are for Watershare.

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Our research at CERIDES – Excellence in Innovation and Technology- revolves around the development, use, and evaluation of quantitative and qualitative methods to measure, assess, manage, and …

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The Governance Capacity Framework applied in Naivasha, Kenya

One of the tools within the City Blueprint Approach is the Governance Capacity Framework (GCF) that focuses on five water-related challenges: 1) flood risk, 2) water scarcity, 3) urban heat islands, 4) wastewater treatment, and 5) solid waste treatment. These are amongst the most recurring issues that will steadily increase …

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Summary of the Annual Watershare Meeting

During the Annual Meeting hosted on December 14th, 2020, 30 individual Watershare members from 18 of our member institutions and utilities came together online to 1) review 2020’s achievements as an international water sector community, 2) to define action for 2021, as well as to 3) discuss key strategic areas, …

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