Both countries are good examples of how investing in water and sanitation spurs economic development.
Clean, safe water is crucial for urban slums. Green technologies can deliver water services that revitalize informal settlements.
A model public-private partnership enabled the port city to turn wastewater into a valuable asset.
Over 5 million poor residents now enjoy 24/7 water supply, a model for South Asia.
If we don’t act soon, Asia’s cities and huge urban populations will be starved of water in just a few years.
The benefits of the box canal on Kalimarta Canal Road are multifold.
In 10 years, Kolkata will enjoy a 24/7 water supply and other related services.
To address water scarcity and security in Asia’s cities, we need a shift in approach and rapid replication of best practices in good leadership, policymaking, and financing.
Ahead of World Toilet Day, the facts and figures of toilets (or improved sanitation) speak for themselves.
Developing countries are well placed to leapfrog directly to water-sensitive cities, rather than follow the organic evolution of urban water infrastructure in developed countries.