This month we celebrate World Water Day and the United Nations has invited us to reflect on an increasingly meaningful question: What is water worth to you? Most, if not all, people would agree that water is invaluable. After all, there’s a reason it’s called the “vital fluid.” Sadly, we appear to be treating water as the exact opposite of that precept – and we’ve begun to … [Read more...] about Our vital liquid, really?
Día Mundial del Agua
By Eugenio Barrios | Policy and Development Director | WWF-Mexico Mexico, like the majority of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, suffers from the overexploitation of its water resources in the most populated and most productivity relevant areas of the country. This causes loss of biodiversity and also poses a major challenge for water management, since it hampers … [Read more...] about Our most precious reserves: water
*By Manzoor Qadir, Assistant Director at the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), Canada. Policies and investments that move from mitigation to prevention make wastewater profitable and safe for public health The use of untreated wastewater in low-income countries faces a ‘Catch 22’ situation: it provides critical benefits to … [Read more...] about TOWARD A WORLD FREE OF UNTREATED WASTEWATER: BREAKING THE CATCH-22 SITUATION FACED BY DEVELOPING COUNTRIES