Vietnam: Hydro-Economic Framework for Assessing Water Sector Challenges

Vietnam is experiencing increasing variability in water availability across regions and seasons. Mitigating the impacts of such changes requires a thorough assessment of the water challenges and the design of multi-stakeholder solutions, grounded in sound analytics. This analysis provides a high-level assessment of Vietnam’s water sector, aimed at assessing the water demand-supply gap, mapping ongoing […]

India: Circular Economy Pathways for Municipal Wastewater Management in India: A Practitioner’s Guide

Water-use patterns in cities are complex, and the quality of water required for a particular use is unique. Along with the residential population, cities host industries and commercial sectors, which already pay higher tariffs for water, even with limited supply assurance. As much as 60% of major industries are impacted due to water scarcities. In […]

Karnataka, India: Wastewater Reuse Potential: Rapid Assessment of Urban Wastewater Reuse Opportunities in Three Cities of Karnataka

Water availability has become an important driver for facilitating economic growth in the state of Karnataka. As only 20% of water supplied is consumed, and the balance of 80% is wastewater, treatment and reuse of this wastewater will reduce the pressure to augment water supply from freshwater sources. The Government of Karnataka and respective city […]

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: Hydro-Economic Analysis on Cost-Effective Solutions to Close Ulaanbaatar’s Future Water Gap

This report focuses on Mongolia’s capital and economic hub, Ulaanbaatar. Based on the water supply-demand gap identified in the previous project phase, an inventory of implementable solutions to close the gap was identified and prioritized to allow for sustainable economic development. By 2021, water demand will not be met with the available water resources in […]

Market Analysis and Options for Water-Productive Irrigation Financing in Tanzania

Economic development, led by agriculture, has put global water resources under enormous strain. The world’s freshwater use is growing at more than double the rate of population growth. Conserving these finite resources while meeting the demands of growing economies, requires focused efforts to use water more efficiently. More water-productive irrigation could transform Tanzanian agriculture, substantially […]

Mongolia: Prioritized solutions to close the water gap: Hydro-economic analysis on the coal mining regions in Mongolia’s Gobi desert

Economic development in Mongolia puts a strain on the water resources in areas where demand for water requires large water supplies. Hence, in some cases, water is not only a limiting factor for economic growth and development, but also an opportunity. The focus of this analysis lies in the coal mining regions Tavan Tolgoi and […]

Consolidation and Analysis of Information on Water Resources Management in Bangladesh

The 2030 WRG commissioned PwC and BCAS to consolidate and analyze information on water resources management in Bangladesh. The first objective of the analysis was to identify key water resources challenges and priorities today and in 2030. The second objective was to raise awareness and to mobilize and engage new actors from the private sector […]

Maharashtra: Hydro-Economic Analysis of Opportunities to Improve Water Use in Agriculture Sector

With its strong industrial and services sectors, Maharashtra is important to India’s economy. Even though the agriculture sector’s contribution to Maharashtra’s economic performance is only 11%, the growth of this sector is critical for Maharashtra to improve the lives of its population as about 50% of the state’s population depends on the agriculture sector, either […]

An analysis of industrial water use in Bangladesh with a focus on the textile and leather industries

The objective of the report is to understand the impact of industrialization on water security in Bangladesh, with a focus on the textile and leather industries, and raise awareness on the scale of the water challenges facing the industrial sector. It provides a summary of the aspirations for growth in both sectors and explores the […]

Water Resources in Kenya: Closing the Gap

At the invitation of the Government of Kenya, the 2030 WRG has undertaken a preliminary analysis of water resources dynamics for the Kenyan economy. Through the analysis, the 2030 WRG aims to foster stronger dialogue and collaboration among all stakeholder groups and water-using sectors (industry, agriculture, energy). Drawing from a wide range of published sources, […]