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4th Tap: Desalination

Last, but not least, is the 4th National Tap: desalination.  Singapore is an island surrounded by ocean water, so it only makes sense.  However, desalination was a last resort as it is extremely costly and energy intensive. 240 more words

River Linking: India's Reckless Water Solution

After almost two hours cramped on the metro and stuck in a traffic jam breathing in the Delhi fumes, I finally arrived to the small, rooftop office of SANDRP, the South Asia Network of Dams, Rivers, and People.  795 more words

Net Zero Water

Zero. Neutral. For the sustainability minded, there’s carbon-neutrality, net-zero energy classification, and other great tools around energy and climate planning, but why aren’t there tools to plan for water sustainability? 545 more words

Water Supply

An Edible Water Blob Battles Plastic Pollution

If someone said to eat your water, you would probably look at them like they were an alien. Actually, we couldn’t blame you because we would probably look at them the same way. 171 more words

Environmental Awareness

Sustainable Water Minor applies interdisciplinary studies to water issues

The Sustainable Water Interdisciplinary Minor (SWIM) was recently added to Colorado State University in order to accommodate students of interdisciplinary majors. The SWIM program is a partnership between the CSU Water Center and the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES). 287 more words

The Rocky Mountain Collegian


Los Angeles is facing the worst drought in history, and we will be discussing the matter with fellow colleagues at Social Media Week LA at the Bergamot Station Arts Center. 192 more words


The human rights approach to water sustainability in luxury industries

Collaboratory about the issue of WATER in the Hospitality & Luxury Industries

Some 70 stakeholders from business, industry, NGO, government, academia and civil society gathered to discuss the current issues and future potential solutions around the water issue in the hospitality and luxury industries, of course touching also on the water issues in general and what is means for individual, communities, organizations and countries. 501 more words