• Dr Len Drury interview: mapping groundwater in Myanmar’s Dry Zone and publishing 35 years of findings

    Interview quotes   This interview and related content was originally part of the Kini Interview Series. Kini is a retired brand of the AWP and IWCAN.

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  • The World Water Data Initiative: reaching SDG 6 in a cost-effective manner

    In an interview, Tony Slatyer shared his insights about the importance of water data in order to achieve SDG 6 by 2030. Australia is championing the World Water Data Initiative, and Slatyer spoke about its importance during the interview. Sustainable Development Goal 6, making access to clean water and sanitation universal is an extremely important goal, […]

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  • Why SDG 6 is a necessary enabler to achieve other SDGs

    In an interview, Tony Slatyer shared his knowledge about how SDG 6 is an enabling SDG for the other 16 SDGs, in particular, reducing poverty and minimising conflict This article summarises his thoughts and looks more closely at how SDG6 directly contributes to reducing conflict and reducing poverty. Access to clean water and adequate sanitation underpins the […]

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  • What role can people play to effectively achieve SDG 6 and other SDGs?

    In an interview, Tony Slatyer emphasized that each and every one of us has a role to lay in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) by 2030. Bringing the SDGs and SDG 6, in particular, into our everyday lives is an admirable and achievable objective. This article explores Tony’s ideas for how we can […]

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  • Tony Slatyer interview — Part 1: the High-Level Panel on Water, its initiatives, and Sustainable Development Goal 6

    Interview quotes   Tony Slatyer interview — Part 1 Tony Slatyer interview — Part 2 Tony Slatyer interview — Part 3 Tony Slatyer interview — Part 4 This interview and related content was originally part of the Kini Interview Series. Kini is a retired brand of the AWP and IWCAN.

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  • ​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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  • Synergies between environmental flows and cultural water

    In an interview with Brad Moggridge, Aboriginal water expert, researcher, and advocate, he described the relationship between environmental flows and cultural water  Cultural water is water resources and water conditions informed by First Nations Peoples to sustain and benefit them, improving their spiritual, cultural, environmental, and economic condition. Environmental flows are, more simply, the sources […]

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  • Aboriginal knowledge and connection to water

    From the Brad Moggridge interview: traditional knowledge and scientific knowledge: opportunities and tensions in water management. This content was originally part of the Kini Interview Series. Kini is a retired brand of the AWP and IWCAN.

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  • 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 […]

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  • Real-world applications of decision support systems

    In an interview with Chris O’Neill of Hydronumerics,  decision support systems (DSS) were discussed and how they can help governments and communities with making well-informed decisions for water management. This article looks at the ways that Hydronumerics has used DSS to support its water management work in India. What is DSS and how is it used in watershed management? […]

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