These Four Market-Based Approaches Can Preserve Precious Groundwater
Market-based mechanisms could address the alarming scarcity of groundwater in developing countries.
"Democratizing" Drinking Water by Taking it from Thin Air
Atmospheric water generators are a great fit for remote communities that lack access to clean water.
10 Reasons We Should Care About Toilets
Ahead of World Toilet Day, the facts and figures of toilets (or improved sanitation) speak for themselves.
6 Ways to Bridge the Urban-Rural Divide in Sanitation
While only 19% of urban dwellers lack access to adequate toilets, a daunting 50% face the same problem in rural areas.
A Novel Approach to Tracking COVID-19
Testing sewage for the coronavirus could provide vital clues to its spread in areas where mass testing is difficult.
A Snapshot of Water Security in Asia-Pacific
Yasmin Siddiqi, Principal Water Resources Specialist with ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, shares updates from World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
ADB in Stockholm ― World Water Week 2013
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.
ADB’s Safeguards Policy Could be a Benchmark
Safeguards to avert damage that development projects can do to the environment and communities are essential in development finance.
As We Emerge from the Pandemic, We Must Prioritize Water and Sanitation
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.
Bangladesh: Thinking Small Helped Dhaka Save Water
Over 5 million poor residents now enjoy 24/7 water supply, a model for South Asia.