So I’m at the Indonesia International Water Week 2015 and on the second day, the event has been split into six parallel streams:
- Sustainable Access to Safe Drinking Water
- Community Based Water Supply
- Domestic Wastewater Management
- Municipal Solid Waste Management and Domestic Wastewater
- Water Resources: Sinking Cities / Towards Better Implementation of IWRM
- Water Resources: Measuring Progress / Water Infrastructure & Water Resources Management
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So this week, I’m lucky enough to have been invited to present at the International Indonesia Water Week in Jakarta. RWSN is a global network, but many of you will have noticed the strong Africa-bias. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but the challenges of delivering good quality rural water services are to be found everywhere – indeed the Pacific region is the where the biggest disparities between urban and rural are to be found [JMP].
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New Approach to Sharing Water Data Promises Improved Water Access around the World
Press Release by Brian Banks, Global Water Challenge
WASHINGTON | May 14, 2015 – Around the world, one in nine people lack access to safe water. While progress is being made, efforts have been limited by challenges in establishing a clear picture of water point access. Despite a growing trend of collecting data on water projects, there has previously been no consistent way to share this information among parties, making it difficult to fully understand the water challenges faced around the world.
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