Market-based mechanisms could address the alarming scarcity of groundwater in developing countries.
Atmospheric water generators are a great fit for remote communities that lack access to clean water.
Ahead of World Toilet Day, the facts and figures of toilets (or improved sanitation) speak for themselves.
While only 19% of urban dwellers lack access to adequate toilets, a daunting 50% face the same problem in rural areas.
Testing sewage for the coronavirus could provide vital clues to its spread in areas where mass testing is difficult.
Yasmin Siddiqi, Principal Water Resources Specialist with ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, shares updates from World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is the leading annual gathering on water issues, bringing together technical specialists, political leaders, private sector actors, civil society, researchers and students.
Safeguards to avert damage that development projects can do to the environment and communities are essential in development finance.
If we hope to regain progress on the Sustainable Development Goals—and improve people’s lives— we must improve water service delivery in ways that help countries better manage future crises and improve equitable access to water.
Over 5 million poor residents now enjoy 24/7 water supply, a model for South Asia.