Hong Li

Science & Technology, and Specialist Groups Manager
Hong has been with IWA since 2009 and currently is the manager for Science, Technology and Specialist Groups. Hong has been coordinating specialist group activities (communications, publications, events, management) and was in charge of the conferenc... Read full biography
January 11, 2017
The water sector finds itself facing unprecedented challenges. The World Economic Forum has placed water at the top of its global risks register, and few countries and communities will be left unaffected by the major drivers impac...
June 29, 2016
We live in a time of rapid change, one in which water crises will define our world over coming decades. Water has been ranked as the most significant global risk over the next 10 years, but is also central to many of the other top...
August 7, 2015
Responding to a drought of historic severity, California has started pilot programs installing smart water meters that detect leaks and optimise the use of water at household level. At the same time, they are using sensors for sma...
April 13, 2015
Current and future water solutions to address global water challenges require innovation in science, technology and practice within the water sector and beyond. Smart homes, purifying membranes or precision irrigation are just som...
February 26, 2015
Used water is one of the most under-exploited resources we have. Water from industrial or domestic use contains energy, water, organics, phosphates, nitrogen, cellulose, rare earths, and other resources. These have wide applicatio...