Opinion

AI can drive water resilience, but “last mile” challenges remain

The adoption of digital water technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), will be accelerated from the COVID-19 pandemic, yet challenges will continue to remain. Furthermore, one of the lessons being learnt...

Age of data driven leak management dawns

Alan Cunningham, technical director, Ovarro Water scarcity and regulatory pressure are leading to more remote monitoring of leakage, says Alan Cunningham, technical director, Ovarro, and technological advances and human resource...

Three actions business leaders can take to help solve the water crisis

With less than 1% of the world’s freshwater readily available for human consumption and demand expected to increase by 40% by 2030, effective governance and management of freshwater supplies...

As synthetic microfibres infiltrate food, water and air, how can we prevent future release?(Part...

Scientists and manufacturers are looking for ways to keep synthetic microfibres from getting into the environment in the first place   Written by Mary Catherine O’ Connor, first published on Ensia.com Editor’s...

Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibres in our food and water (Part...

As tiny fibres shed from synthetic textiles invade our bodies, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.   Written by Mary Catherine O' Connor, the article is first published on Ensia.com. July 2,...

Our clothes are contaminating our planet with tiny plastic threads (Part 1)

Minute fibers shed from synthetic textiles are polluting oceans, streams, rivers — even the air we breathe — with unknown consequences. By Mary Catherine O’Connor, originally published on Ensia Editor’s note: This...

Southeast Asia and its relationship…with floods (PART TWO)

At an Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Forum held in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tim Hill selects his favourite Sustainable Development Goal. (Image credit: Asia Europe Foundation) By Tim Hill, Research Director, Eco-Business Research In...

Southeast Asia and its relationship…with floods (Part 1)

At a recent Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Forum held in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tim Hill selects his favourite Sustainable Development Goal. (Image credit: Asia Europe Foundation) By TimHill, Research Director, Eco-Business Research Vsitors to...

Could digital transformation solve our water and climate crisis?

By Kim Jensen, Grundfos’ Regional Managing Director for Asia Pacific Ensuring water security – sustainable access to water for enabling livelihoods, human well-being and socio-economic development – has emerged as...