October 5, 2018
One of the main transformative powers of blockchain as I see it, is in creating a new framework for citizen engagement, knowledge sharing, and inclusivity – a paradigm shift that could drastically improve the water sector. I...
DevelopmentEnvironmentHealthIndustrySolutions (expo)
September 22, 2018
 The #WorldWaterCongress bring new ideas and spreads innovation. Non-sewered sanitation might well be the future, because water is not infinite. Have you thought of a toilet that doesn’t use water? IWA initiated a Special...
DevelopmentEnvironmentIndustryMembershipSocietySolutions (expo)Technology
September 22, 2018
IWA and #innovation, day 4 #WorldWaterCongress – Dispersion of innovation is facilitated by IWA as a hub of hubs. Defining problems and solutions requires the involvement of innovators from across sectors, geographies and in...
EnvironmentIndustryUrbanisation
September 18, 2018
Highlights and themes of the day: Water professionals discussed resilience and innovation with a focus on the Japanese experience. The day ended with the gala ceremony for the Project Innovation Awards – check the winners!
IndustrySolutions (expo)Technology
August 14, 2018
The past 50-100 years have been a pilot study for water development. The way we manage innovation will define the future. The water sector has different technologies with different lifecycles. Sudhir Murthy thinks of technologies ...
There are two main types of abstracts: short abstracts are usually 100 to 300 words, and extended abstracts are usually 1 to 3 pages. Here are top 10 hints for abstract writing which are helpful for both types of abstracts.  ...
July 11, 2018
Phosphorus (P) is essential to human life and vital for food production. It is the critical building block of DNA, cell membrane and bones and plays a crucial role in cellular energy metabolism. Today, P is mostly obtained from mi...
July 9, 2018
Recent estimates place global annual non-revenue water (NRW), i.e. water produced but not billed because of commercial or physical losses, at 126 billion cubic meters. This translates to nearly $40 billion in annual losses on was...
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 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...