Karnataka, India: Creating a Sustainable Water Future for Karnataka – Urban and Industrial Sector

As a result of population growth, per capita water availability for Karnataka has been declining such that the state could be classified as experiencing “water stress.” The growing gap between supply and demand for water is forcing the state to find new ways of achieving higher growth without using more water. In this context, the […]

Collective Action towards Water Enabled Growth in India

“The 2030 Water Resources Group and the World Economic Forum (WEF) collaborated to organize a private session on Collective Action towards Water Enabled Growth in India on Tuesday Nov. 4 in New Delhi. The session was moderated by Mr. Anil B. Jain, Managing Director, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. Anders Berntell, executive director of the 2030 […]

South African Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane strengthens relations with business

The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane yesterday met with the leadership team of the public – private sector led multi-stakeholder platform called the Strategic Water Partners Network (SWPN). Minister Mokonyane emphasised that water management should be driven by national objectives such as job creation, eliminating inequality and reducing poverty. The Minister offered […]

Delivering access to safe water through partnerships

We are excited to have joined hands with PepsiCo in jointly launching the Report “Delivering access to safe water through partnerships”. It illustrates various ways partnerships leverage support to enable creative new strategies that achieve measurable and sustainable progress in the fight to alleviate water insecurity and provide access to safe water. This includes water […]

Collective Action for Water Security and Sustainability: Preliminary Investigations

The 2030 WRG requested the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water to develop a framework for effective collaborative action in water management at the (sub) river basin level. This led to a contribution to the national and global dialogue about shared water risks and multi-stakeholder water stewardship. Evidence shows that such collaborative efforts are not […]

Water Partnership for South Africa Launched at the World Economic Forum on Africa

By Desirée Mohindra Water demand set to rise by 52% within the next 30 years in South Africa South Africa joins the governments of Jordan, Mexico and the State of Karnataka in India as a partner with the Water Resources Group Cape Town, South Africa – At the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, Minister […]


Die DEZA ist finanziell und personell eng mit globalen Wasserprivatisierungsoffensiven von Nestlé & Co. verknüpft. Dabei liesse die in der Schweiz praktizierte Wasserbewirtschaftung eine enge Kooperation mit öffentlichen Wasserversorgern in Lateinamerika erwarten. Read More »

FT series; A world without water

In the first installment of a series on the threat of water scarcity, Pilita Clarck describes the cost to companies. Read More »

Tanzania: Hydro-Economic Overview – An Initial Analysis

This report presents recommendations to prioritize Tanzanian river basins for further hydro-economic analysis. The work is part of a program undertaken by the 2030 WRG to inform and accelerate sustainable transformation in the water sector to support economic growth. This study includes a national overview of the magnitude and urgency of the country’s water challenges, […]

Water shortage shuts Coca-Cola plant in India

A Coca-Cola bottling plant has been ordered to close in northern India after local farmers blamed it for using too much water, creating fresh headaches for the world’s biggest soft drinks marker in one of its most important markets. Read More »