To help raise awareness and celebrate World Water Day, we held a Facebook Photo Competition from January 15th to February 28th 2014 asking World Water Day fans to submit a photo that best reflected th ...
Some of us will be in Tokyo, Japan for the UN-Water celebrations of World Water Day. The agenda is packed with interesting speakers and don't forget that the event is open to the public! You can read ...
When the World Water Development Report comes out on 21 March, it shows that it is often the same people who lack access to improved water sources and improved sanitation who also lack access to elect ...
Most of the water used for hydropower generation is returned to the river though some evaporates and there are important impacts on timing and quality of streamflows.
Hydroelectricity is the largest renewable source for power generation and its share in total electricity generation is expected to remain around 16% through 2035.
For developing countries alone $103 billion per year are required to finance water, sanitation and wastewater treatment through 2015.
Roughly 75% of all industrial water withdrawals are used for energy production.
Sneak Peek at the upcoming
World Water Development Report
2014 "Water for Life" UN-Water Best Practices Award