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The Problem with Water Markets

The historic drought in California has brought much welcome attention to the problems of water allocation in the American West. I can’t even count the number of articles explaining the “wasteful” water use by California’s almond and alfalfa farmers, or the ones laying out a better way forward. 733 more words

Value Of Water

Irish Water is in the news again

Irish Water has been in today’s news again after being in and out of the headlines these past few months probably a lot more than it would have liked. 632 more words

Opinion

Young Water Leader's Experience - Yong Kai Saw

Chasing the Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

For the past two days, 80 young water leaders from around the world came together to discuss and debate the various water issues challenging the urban environment. 717 more words

Singapore International Water Week

Food Security Requires Water Security

Closely linked to the challenge of feeding nine billion by 2050 is the growing problem of global water security.  Without adequate water supplies, the world will not be able to produce enough food to feed the growing, and increasingly affluent, global population.  304 more words

Sustainability

The Bill of Confusion

A look at the utility invoices sent out to consumers in many cities makes it clear why water is an under-valued resource. The unclear language and confusing acronyms do nothing to educate or inform. 480 more words

Drinking Water