KWR will be hosting a webinar on May 20th

On the topic of AquaConnect (Dutch only) on reuse of wastewater and brackish groundwater during periods of drought in the Netherlands, but find more information here in English: https://www.wur.nl/en/news-wur/Show/Wageningen-research-on-reuse-of-wastewater-awarded-six-million-euros.htm…

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Workshop: Securing water and energy for food security: in support of Aspiration 1 of the African Union’s Agenda 2063

WATER RESEARCH COMMISSION AND WATERNET AFRICA DAY CELEBRATIONS 2021

Date: 27 May 2021 Time: 11:00 to 12:55 (CAT)

Webinar Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aHHs2pRmRJKM90MdFr_M_g

Agenda 2063, the continent’s blueprint and master plan for transforming Africa into a global powerhouse of the future, also addresses issues related to access to safe drinking water …

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26 august 2021, 14.00 to 17.30: WEBINAR – Poop tell no lies, Progress and developments of WBE surveillance in South Africa

In order to contain this fast-spreading pandemic rapid action is critical, and preparedness measures must outpace the rate of transmission. Due to resource limitations, developing countries may not be able to afford mass-screening programmes to identify new infections. Surveillance of wastewater offers an opportunity for near–real-time outbreak data and has …

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Nexus Cluster Workshop: Advancing the Nexus for Science and Policy

Nexus Project Cluster will organise a Science-Policy workshop on Tuesday, November 23 from 09:00-17:30 CET. The workshop will all be virtual with the objective of updating participants about recent initiatives of the Cluster, including H2020 and PRIMA projects on the nexus that started recently. The workshop will also interact with …

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Webinar series: Sharing International Experiences on Water Supply

Ongoing climate change, growing global populations and the intensification of economic activities is increasing the demand for global water supply. Innovative and appropriate solutions are needed to manage the pressure on water resources. To stimulate innovation and deliver new technologies and integrated solutions, collaborative and interdisciplinary water management process, strategies …

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Webinar 1: Water reuse and alternative sources

Date: 18 November 2021 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 (CET)

Increasing water demand is placing pressure on water resources and leading to greater water scarcity. The growing demand for water supply from water users across sectors will compel those dealing with water supply to look to alternative sources of water as …

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Nov 29, 2021: webinar “Effect based monitoring with bioassays – perspectives and main barriers to wider uptake in water quality monitoring”

The webinar is the first of a series of webinars, aiming to share the knowledge obtained in the Global Water Research Coalition (GWRC) project “Effect Based Modelling in Water Safety Planning” with a worldwide audience. The project is a collaboration between GWRC, KWR, Veolia, Suez, UFZ and Griffith University. The …

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Dec 16, 2021: webinar 2 ‘Digitalisation in the water sector’

Date: 16 December 2021 Time: 14:00 – 15:00 (CET)

Digitalisation is reshaping the water sector, enabling day to day operations in water supply to seamlessly connect across the supply chain from collection to distribution. Sustaining and growing this digital transformation will be a challenging process, but one which will enable …

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29 Nov, 2021: Workshop: Using the Human rights-based approach to provide water for the people that are being left behind

Date: 29 November 2021 Time: 09:00-10:30 (CET)

Water service delivery has been extremely challenging in developing countries. Even in countries that have adopted and formalised the human right to water in policy and practice, communities often experience water shortages, water disruptions and lack access to quality water. Water service delivery …

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WRC releases latest SARS-CoV-2 sewage surveillance science brief

As part of the Water Research Commission’s COVID-19 Surveillance Programme, Science Briefs are published with a longitudinal view and trends on the detection of SARS-CoV-2 at sentinel wastewater treatment South African Collaborative COVID-19 Environmental System (SACCESS) network, 2020-2021.

Science Brief 9: The effect of super spreader events on WBE for …

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