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After decades of trying concrete solutions, authorities are planting bamboo and mangroves and using other soft-path methods to make its waterways less of a menace.
Keith Schneider June 22, 2017
CityTaps aims to overcome the forces that drive water utilities away from serving poor customers in developing cities.
Flavie Halais June 6, 2017
In a new book, the people behind a well-known Indian consultancy and think tank discuss what they've learned working in cities.
Patralekha Chatterjee May 29, 2017
Hopes for homegrown innovation amidst a growing water crisis.
Ryan Brown March 24, 2017
How a German city once synonymous with coal and steel became Europe's 'Green Capital'.
Simone d'Antonio February 16, 2017
‘Participatory aquifer mapping’ in Bengaluru aims to engage citizens in strategies for using groundwater wisely.
Patralekha Chatterjee February 10, 2017
Bolstered by the SDGs framework, cities must open themselves up to becoming laboratories for urban water-policy reform.
Michael Tiboris November 28, 2016
Progress on implementing the Habitat III strategy can be driven by equitable access to five basic services — land, housing, water, energy and transport, a think tank says.
Anna Valmero October 17, 2016

The community in the city of Almere would harvest rainwater, grow its own food and monitor energy use with sensors, Business Insider reports. 

October 7, 2016
In a year of historic flooding, China is betting on new strategies that allow cities to soak in rainwater rather than expel it.
Wade Shepard July 28, 2016

Kibera residents can purchase affordable water and access clean restrooms, laundry and other services, according to the Cal Alumni Association, UC Berkeley.

July 7, 2016

New research indicates that China’s capital is dropping by up to 11 cm (4 inches) a year thanks to excessive groundwater extraction, CNN reports. 

July 5, 2016
After many failed river rehabilitation efforts, a new strategy is showing positive results.
Anna Valmero June 23, 2016

Drought and unchecked urban development have reduced the city’s water supply to dangerously low levels, Marketplace reports. 

May 19, 2016

Harvesting rainwater for toilet use would save consumers money and reduce stormwater runoff, Drexel Now reports. 

March 21, 2016
Once deserted, Buiksloterham is emerging as a creative hub of the 'circular economy.'
Letty Reimerink March 18, 2016

Tons of waste is dumped in Guanabara Bay daily, threatening ecosystems and locals who rely on the waterway for fishing, Global Post reports. 

March 9, 2016
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