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Water in the Urban Environment & Water Innovation Europe 2013

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 1 February, 2013 - 15:30
When: 
Start 17/04/2013 - 08:30 End 18/04/2013 - 18:00

 

 

Water in the Urban Environment & Water Innovation Europe 2013

Bringing Research to the Market

16th-18th April 2013

Brussels

 

The key to good water governance is finding the right balance between science & policy, and the successful implementation of innovative solutions.

 

Training course on Water and Health

Submitted by Water Team on 5 November, 2012 - 15:54
Duration: 
< 1 week

 

The objective of this course is to present the diseases and health issues related to water. Different types of water related diseases and how they are transmitted will be presented. This will be followed by prevention strategies which can be employed to minimize the transmission of these diseases.

Please clik here to watch the training online.

By: Murray Biedler for Aquaknow

CONFRONTING SCARCITY: Managing water, energy and land for inclusive and sustainable growth

Submitted by Water Team on 12 July, 2012 - 16:46

Water, energy and land, three crucial resources for development and human well-being, are under increasing strain due to rising food prices, climate change, global population growth and economic growth. Today almost a billion people are undernourished, 0.9 billion have no safe water and 1.5 billion no source of electricity. Worse still, at current rates, by 2030 demand for energy and water will have grown by 40% – and by 50% for food.

More than 1,000 solutions published on the solutions for water platform!

Submitted by Bilal Ahmad Khan on 24 February, 2012 - 16:27

Taking place in Marseille from 12th to 17th March 2012 in Marseille, the 6thWorld Water Forum is a major event in the international political and environmental agenda. Designed to be the Forum of Solutions, the 6th edition of the World Water Forum aims to generate concrete solutions to issues of access to water and sanitation, in particular through the launch of an online solutions platform. 

The 6th World Water Forum Launches the Platform for solutions

Submitted by Bilal Ahmad Khan on 10 February, 2012 - 20:23

Focusing on practical actions, the 6th World Water Forum aims to be the Forum of solutions and commitments.

Final Call for Nominations: 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award

Submitted by Water Team on 27 January, 2012 - 16:30

The Stockholm International Water Award recognises the business sector's contribution to sustainable water management, by minimising water consumption and environmental impact. It is given to any sector of business and industry. It recognises improved performance in production processes, new products, and management, as well as innovative approaches in water and wastewater process technologies which together help to improve the world water situation.

RALCEA y EUROCLIMA-AGUA. Participación en el seminario "Raising awareness and enhancing the adaptive capacity of water resources planning and management to climate change impacts” UNESCO Noviembre 14-15, 2011

Submitted by Susana Campoy Folgoso on 12 December, 2011 - 18:52

The International Seminar was co-organised by the French Water Academy and UNESCO drawing upon a steering committee constituted of 9 relevant institutions. This seminar aimed at identifying solutions to be forwarded to the 6th World Water Forum and to the main events of climate negotiations (Durban, Rio+20, etc.).

IWA 2012 Project Innovation Awards - SUBMISSION

Submitted by Water Team on 12 December, 2011 - 11:34

IWA establish the Project Innovation Awards (PIA) to recognise excellence and innovation in water engineering projects throughout the world.

This year, the IWA 2012 PIA features a NEW award category - MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS.

This category applies to Marketing and Communications related to a water/wastewater project, operations/management of related facilities, customer service activities, or public education campaigns.

Entries may be submitted for competition in one of the following six awards categories:

The 6th World Water Forum

Submitted by Water Team on 1 December, 2011 - 18:16
When: 
Start 12/03/2012 - 17:13 End 17/03/2012 - 17:13

Every three years since 1997, the World Water Forum mobilises creativity, innovation, competence and know-how in favour of water. It gathers all stakeholders around today’s local, regional and global issues that cannot be undertaken without all stakeholders into a common framework of goals and concrete targets to reach.

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