In charge of the sound system during recording (read: hit the ‘panic button’ should the feedback go crazy during the talk), I was told that we almost wouldn’t need the microphone for Mr. Singh’s part of the Water Dialogue seminar […]
Swedish Water House blog
In our blog you can read personal reflections on current developments in various water-related areas, as well as accounts from a range of different seminars, events and workshops.
Event Coverage: A river runs through it: Why water needs a landscape approach too (external article)
Everyone needs water, so local groups must work together to make sure there’s enough to go around, panel says.
Why is the relationship between microorganisms and water controversial? Because there are the “good guys” and the “bad guys”. It depends on where they live (i.e. rivers, lagoons or wastewater) and how people can be affected by them. The role […]
The climate negotiations are helping to highlight the priorities of different countries, as they relate to water. I attended two seminars that gave more insight into China’s approach. With the climate negotiations underway, our attention turns to the policy-makers. I […]
Swedish Water House is part of organizing the Baltic Sea City Idea Lab, an innovative workshop for municipalities seeking to gain new insights from international experts on their local water and wastewater management challenges. The workshop takes place on 9-10 December in Stockholm. i
It is clear that humans are the most significant force affecting the earth. One obvious fact is global climate change, caused by humans. Alteration of precipitation patterns due to global warming and rapid urbanisation increase the pressure on freshwater sources […]
Nexus thinking is complex, I know. Trying to create synergy from water, energy and food, instead of competition, is not an easy task – not to mention that there are probably as many definitions of “the nexus” as there are […]
In the spirit of leaving no one behind at this year’s World Water Week, junior rapporteurs were at the centre of helping to document the week’s activities. This is a summary of the experience from junior rapporteur Isaac Barnes from […]
The cynic could ask if the clothing industry really cares about water. Particularly water far, far away. Far away are the countries where cotton is grown, where dying, printing and spinning are carried out by a predominantly young and female […]
Last week, more than 4,000 people converged in Durban, South Africa for the World Forestry Congress. Every couple of years, the world’s forestry community, alongside youth, women and local communities, comes together to address critical issues relating to forestry. SIWI […]