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Time to re-value the undervalued: Water

“I think you value water the most when you don’t have water.” With these words, Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director of SIWI, opened the Swedish Water House seminar “Do you value water?” in which he then elaborated on how water scarcity […]

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The new narrative – Manage forests for water!

“We need to rethink the narrative and start managing forests for water” said Professor Irena Creed from University of Saskatchewan in Canada, at the most important and inspiring events at this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm (!). She continued […]

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Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu from Singapore win Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018

Stockholm (28 August 2018) – Two students from Singapore, Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu, won the 2018 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for producing reduced graphene oxide, a material that can be used to purify water, from […]

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A doughnut as an economic model

Today, our planet and our societies face major challenges, not least in terms of the use of natural resources and social inequality. In order to achieve sustainable development, there is a critical and central aspect: our economy. Kate Raworth, economist and […]

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Developing a new model for urban flood prediction and prevention

I finished my master thesis in 2017 and now, a year later, I was honored by the Swedish Hydrological Council with the award of best master thesis within hydrology. However, the best rewards for me were the learning process and […]

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Biotech pioneers, Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht, win 2018 Stockholm Water Prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht are named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment.

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Conclusions from SIWI Swedish Water House project communicated at HELCOM Ministerial Meeting 2018

Race For The Baltic and KIMO presented recommendations to HELCOM as concrete ways to support and facilitate the crucial work of municipalities . These key recommendations drew on conclusions from a pilot project Baltic Sea Pioneers for better Pollution Monitoring […]

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Developing a deeper dialogue

There is a need for a deeper dialogue and a different way of listening to resolve conflicts. Instead of only listening to the words others say, one should try to listen to which feelings and needs they are expressing, says […]

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A student’s reflection on the Urban Climate Change Adaptation Training in Stockholm

As a civil engineer from Spain greatly interested in water resources management, I decided to participate in the workshop for Urban Climate Change Adaptation tools at SIWI on November 28th. Climate change is a vital factor to consider while studying […]

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Apply for the “Best hydrology thesis”-stipend

Students can now apply for a stipend from the Swedish Hydrological Council, that rewards the best thesis in the field of hydrology of 2017. The stipend aims at students who wrote their thesis at a member organization (see list here) […]

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