• ​Surface water quality in the Asia Pacific

    In an interview, Huw Pohlner discussed the critical importance of addressing surface water quality for human and ecosystem health in China and the Asia Pacific — as ambient water quality. This article examines the current state of water quality is throughout the Asia Pacific region and touches on some of the solutions that are being implemented. Water […]

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  • Any knowledge exchange does need to be an exchange

    Listen to Huw’s insightful interview on lasting, meaningful connections and knowledge sharing between Chinese and Australian water professionals.

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  • ​Developing a clear value proposition for everyone involved in water management processes

    In an interview, Huw Pohlner discussed the necessity of developing clear value propositions. This article explores, more closely, what is meant by a value proposition and how it can be applied to water management at the community level as well as at the larger-scale, using water recycling as an example. Water is vital to nearly everything […]

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    Iran-Australia cooperation to renew Lake Urmia

    As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) established last September between The University of Melbourne and Sharif University of Technology in Iran, a joint research program will focus on finding practical solutions to the urgent issues facing the Lake Urmia Basin, a national priority for Iran. Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran was once the […]

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  • Commitment of chinese government to improve water management

    Listen to Huw’s interview where he speaks about having lasting, meaningful connections and knowledge sharing between Chinese and Australians.

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  • Ayeyarwady Murray-Darling Basin Twinning showcased at Myanmar World Water Day

    Myanmar World Water Day, held in Nay Pyi Taw on 13–14 March and now in its fourth year, brought together local and international representatives from the water sector to discuss and collaborate on the sustainable development of Myanmar’s water resources. U Henry Van Thio, Vice President and Chairman of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) […]

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  • WaterGuide: High Level Panel on Water framing paper released

    A new framing paper for the High-Level Panel on Water — WaterGuide — is now publicly available. It is an organising framework for improving water resource management and use in response to scarcity. It is intended to be used primarily by national or local governments in countries where water scarcity is a present or future […]

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  • World Water Forum 2018: Sharing Water

    The World Water Forum organised by World Water Council aims “to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life”. Given […]

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  • ​Technology to improve people’s relationship with food, water, air, and health

    In an interview, Huw Pohlner discusses the potential for technology and the connection economy to engage communities in environmental monitoring and data sharing. This article provides some examples of technologies out there that could be applied. This is, in no way, a comprehensive list. What else is out there that could be used to connect people […]

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  • Challenges are very different in different political systems

    Listen to Huw’s interview on valuing water as a framework for identifying water management priorities.

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