Technology is a critical aspect of improving the availability and accessibility of clean water around the world.
Blog posts on "water resources"
Yasmin Siddiqi, Principal Water Resources Specialist with ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, shares updates from World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
Water demand in the region is coming under increasing stress from population growth, urbanization, and growing prosperity. But simply developing new water resources is not enough.
Urban densification encourages efficiency and conservation to make cities more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
A majority of respondents think drip and sprinkler systems are the best solution.
With a rapidly growing population in Asia and rising demand for drinking water, power, and food the competition for water resources is huge. The future challenge is how to grow more food with less water.