WaterSan Perspective: Water Experts Call For Partnership in Solving Water Problems

NEWS SOURCE: WaterSan Perspective By Fredrick Mugira February 29, 2016 Water experts from different countries across the globe are rooting for the partnership approach in solving water resource problems. The call comes as the water professionals and authorities from Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Mexico, Mongolia, Peru, Tanzania and South Africa meet in Pretoria, South Africa for […]

Workshop kick-starts process for wastewater policy transformation in Indian State of Karnataka

The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) in consultation with the Karnataka Urban Development Department, and in particular, the Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board (“KUWSDB”), recently hosted a multi-stakeholder workshop “Wastewater Reuse by Industry in the State of Karnataka” to initiate discussions on policy options and drive circular economy solutions. Considering the acute […]

Improving water efficiency in Karnataka’s sugarcane sector

  The sugar sector in Karnataka has a large water footprint, supports 700,000 farmers, covers about 430,000 hectares of land, and produces an annual sugar output of 4 million tons. Many livelihoods depend on the entire sugar value chain, from sugarcane farmers to sugar mills. If all sugarcane farmers in the state start using drip irrigation, they […]

New groundwater management and monitoring services tariff in Peru

As part of the ongoing institutional reform in Peruvian water resources management and, in particular, from the Legislative Decree #1185 (August 2015), the Empresas Prestadoras de Servicios de Saneamiento (EPS) (water utilities, responsible for providing drinking water and sanitation services), will now be in a position to implement and administer a new groundwater management and […]

Water Scarcity Solutions Case Study Highlights

Each quarter we highlight specific case studies from the 2030 WRG online catalogue of case studies. The catalogue showcases best practice solutions to addressing the growing water scarcity challenge. To submit a case or to view our other case studies, see www.waterscarcitysolutions.org.   Basin based approach for groundwater management – Neemrana, Rajasthan, India SABMiller India partnered […]

Maharashtra Cotton Water Platform Launched

A start of a new partnership with the Government of Maharashtra, NGOs and Industries with the launch of the Maharashtra Cotton Water Platform 2030 WRG recently launched the Maharashtra Cotton Water Platform to enhance and de-risk the livelihoods of more than 500,000 cotton farmers by delivering coordinated solutions for sustainable agricultural practices and water security […]

Peruvian journalists place water stories high on the agenda

Lima, Peru, 11 February, 2016 – A recent media workshop, led by the Institute for Peruvian Studies (IEP) in collaboration with 2030 WRG and other partners, was held to position water as a key topic in the electoral debates as part of the upcoming presidential elections in Peru. Over 40 media professionals from various organizations […]

Seeking Sustainable Water Services in Peru

This blog post has been written by Fernando Momiy Hada/Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Inspection Office for Sanitation Services (Superintendencia Nacional de Servicios de Saneamiento SUNASS). Steady urban population growth, the effects of climate change, the risks posed by natural disasters, and the impact of water source and reservoir contamination are […]

MoU signed with Consejo Consultivo del Agua, in collaboration with CONAGUA, Mexico

The Mexican Consejo Consultivo del Agua (Water Advisory Council) and the 2030 Water Resources Group in collaboration with CONAGUA, have recently signed a memorandum of understanding to design and implement various initiatives that will ensure a more sustainable and productive use of water in Mexico. Please see the article (in Spanish only) >>

Karnataka Stakeholders Deliberate on Policy for Urban Wastewater Reuse

Karnataka, India, February 17, 2016 – 2030 WRG has facilitated the establishment of a Committee to promote the reuse of treated municipal wastewater, particularly by industry, through the development of the requisite policy framework. The Committee includes the Urban Development Department, Government of Karnataka, as well as representatives from industry, civil society organizations, and academic […]