Jonathan Maino interview — Wicked problems in Port Moresby, PNG: non-revenue water, illegal settlements, and institutional governance challenges

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An interview with Jonathan Maino manager of non-revenue water at Eda Ranu, the water utility in Port Moresby, PNG. He discusses the non-revenue water challenges  Port Moresby faces when supplying water to settlements, working build-operate-transfer (BOT) financing partners and the lessons he believes PNG can learn from other Pacific nations.  Jonathan works for Eda Ranu, a water […]

Best practices for cost recovery in implementing water management frameworks in interntional development

In an interview with Peter Sharry, he spoke about community ownership of water management infrastructure and associated cost-recovery options. This article explores the best practices guiding this approach in closer detail. While full cost recovery is desirable to promote the sustainability of water management frameworks, realistically, water users in developing countries may only have the […]

Understanding supply-side and demand-side to support water management in the Asia Pacific

In an interview with Chris O’Neill of Hydronumerics, supply-side and demand-side solutions to support water supply management came up, albeit briefly. This article explores this important issue more closely. Water, as a resource, is finite. While the earth seems to be covered in water, only a small percentage of it is actually available for human use […]

Chris O’Neill interview: applied environmental engineering for improved catchment management in India, with communities

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An interview with Chris O’Neill, an environmental engineer and the financial director of Hydronumerics whose mission is to bring innovative, state-of-the-art and solution-based services to the global water industry.  [/vc_column_text][vc_tta_accordion active_section=”1″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”Interview topics” tab_id=”1563985497764-ea9b6c76-99fd”] About Chris and his work in Australia, India and Brazil. How Chris got started with his work in India Ideas […]

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