July 5, 2018
Many cities today are at risk of running out of water, with water availability now cited as one of the greatest risks to business continuity and growth. It is very clear that the way water is managed today in many parts of the wor...
June 26, 2018
 You can join Abby Crisostomo at the Emerging Water Leaders Forum to discuss solutions to some of the big questions posed by the Keynotes of this Congress for 2030 and beyond. Learn more: www.worldwatercongress.org/emerging-wa...
June 26, 2018
In today’s interconnected world, the interaction between knowledge, communication and action is more vital than ever before, access to the right information is crucial in understanding and solving the many issues globally. Commu...
June 25, 2018
In Part 1 of this series, the fundamentals of blockchain were explained to provide a basis of understanding of this new technology and how it could be applied within the water sector. In the next parts of the series, I intend to d...
June 22, 2018
We live in a world in which everything has an economic value. Our time is measured in opportunity cost, our value to society is measured by our contribution to GDP, even our lives ultimately have a dollar value; just ask any actua...
June 18, 2018
Today, European wastewater treatment plants consume the equivalent of more than two power plants’ worth of energy every year as well as a considerable portion – about a fifth- of municipalities’ electricity bills. The costs ...
June 13, 2018
A frustrated plumber asks some pressing questions.   Can you think of a nation that can explore space but can’t provide its people with proper water supply? It’s the second most populous country in the world: great histor...
A large concrete pipe belches untreated sewage into the Buriganga River in Dhaka, whilst men wade through the water to shift aggregate to construct more buildings for more people. The riverbanks team with life and colour as hospit...
June 12, 2018
In order to recognize the importance of interdisciplinary research at the interface of microbial ecology and water/wastewater treatment the IWA/ISME Bio Cluster has created the ISME/IWA Bio Cluster Award. This prestigious prize re...
June 12, 2018
My path to the water industry has been somewhat unconventional, given my background in mechanical engineering. This path though has given me different perspectives about some of the research areas that I think are critically impor...