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.
SIM4NEXUS is …Continue reading »
Watershare will hold its Strategic Meeting on June 29th and 30th. We would like to introduce you to the organising team. You have met Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia as the Director of Watershare in a previous interview. Last week we give the platform to Lisa Andrews, a Scientific Researcher at KWR and …Continue reading »
An interview with DR Pang Chee Meng, Chief Engineering & Technology Officer, PUB.Can you please introduce your organisation and field of expertise?
PUB is Singapore’s National Water Agency that manages Singapore’s water supply, water catchment and used water in an integrated way. PUB’s mission is to supply good water, …Continue reading »
The Water Research Commission (WRC) is an entity of the Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation established in 1971 in terms of the SA Water Research Act (Act No 34 of 1971). With the mandate to facilitate, guide and …Continue reading »
Watershare will hold its Strategic Meeting on June 29th and 30th. Before we start, we would like to introduce you to the organising team. You have met Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia as the Director of Watershare in a previous interview. And most of you have been in touch with Gerard van den …Continue reading »
Over the two-day Strategic Meeting held on June 29-30, 2020, a group of 36 Watershare members came together to share, exchange, co-define and co-create ideas, projects and future possibilities for the community.
New members introduced their work and expertise and shared what they can bring to the community and what …Continue reading »
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 …Continue reading »
Twenty-two partners from across Europe and Korea have joined forces in a H2020 European project with the overall objective to strengthen the coordination capability of the first responders in handling waterborne pathogen contamination events.
The project aims to identify waterborne pathogen challenges and assess how are they affecting the first …Continue reading »
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 …Continue reading »
Haixing Liu from Dalian University, China tells us what their ambitions are for Watershare.Can you please introduce your organisation and field of expertise?
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 …Continue reading »
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!COVID19: Where are we now…Continue reading »
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:the development and/or implementation of new analytical techniques for the…Continue reading »
During the 2nd Strategic Meeting hosted on October 21st, 2020, Watershare members came together to discuss the latest research and insights on sewage surveillance from across the globe and to plan for the future beyond the pandemic.Part 1:
Eau de Paris and KTH Sweden shared their insights and latest …Continue reading »
We are a publicly owned, not-for-profit research institute that supports the national and international water utilities in meeting their goal of providing wholesome, affordable and safe drinking water that has the trust of their users. We are also involved in …Continue reading »
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 …Continue reading »
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 …Continue reading »
‘We value the opportunity to be part of Watershare’ says Saud Al Nadabi, from Diam (Oman)Can you please introduce your organization and field of expertise?
Diam – The Public Authority for Water is the regulator for the water sector in Oman. Besides, Diam is also a direct water service …Continue reading »
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 …Continue reading »
George Boustras from CERIDES, Cyprus tells us what their ambitions are for Watershare.Can you please introduce your organisation and field of expertise?
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 …Continue reading »
Author: Maria Lousada Ferreira, KWR, juror and Watershare representative to Enlace 2020
I had never heard about a hackathon. I knew decathlon, pentathlon, marathon, all athletic activities associated with extreme effort that I was in no way prepared to participate in. Google did not help much by defining it as …Continue reading »
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 …Continue reading »
In a quest to compare the management of water-related challenges in Asian cities, Annisa Noyara Rahmasary, student at KWR, applied the City Blueprint Approach in Bandung (Indonesia). In this blog she shares her findings.City Blueprint approach
Water and urban management were something very new to me at that time. …Continue reading »
Over the past two years, Melvin Gale worked with two water governance assessment tools, the ten building blocks framework by van Rijswick and the City Blueprint Approach. In this blog, he shares his results.City Blueprint framework
The big difference between these two frameworks, which also became evident in my …Continue reading »
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, …Continue reading »