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Urban flooding: the case of Karachi

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Governments are quick to blame devastating floods on climate change. But many reasons for these floods are to do with what governments have not done. Arif Hasan reviews why disastrous floods are taking place in Karachi and what is needed for this to change

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Urban flooding: the case of Karachi

Urban flooding: the case of Karachi

Governments are quick to blame devastating floods on climate change. But many reasons for these floods are to do with what governments have not done. Arif Hasan reviews why disastrous ...

Every Indian To Have Toilet In Next 365 Days: Official Data. Under The Surface, A Crisis

Every Indian To Have Toilet In Next 365 Days: Official Data. Under The Surface, A Crisis

As many as 62,329 toilets were built every day over the last four years of the Swachh Bharat Mission, according to government claims. That’s 2.5 times the toilet-building rate of the ...

Wastewater: The Best Hidden Energy Source You’ve Never Heard Of

Wastewater: The Best Hidden Energy Source You’ve Never Heard Of

You wouldn't drink wastewater, but it can be converted into a valuable energy source. In fact, some are already trying it, with promising results.

In a rapidly urbanizing India, it’s time to reimagine water in cities

In a rapidly urbanizing India, it’s time to reimagine water in cities

As the perils of unplanned urbanization become apparent, it is worth examining how cities impact water

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What China Can Learn from New York City about Wastewater Management

What China Can Learn from New York City about Wastewater Management

A successful U.S. model can help Chinese officials grapple with a large-scale and growing problem

30 years of working together to solve Shanghai’s most pressing water problems

30 years of working together to solve Shanghai’s most pressing water problems

Also available in 中文 Cities are growing at a staggering rate, changing our world beyond recognition. For the first time in history, over half the population -- 55 percent -- lives in urban ...

Flushing the Toilet Is the First Step in Making Better Bricks

Flushing the Toilet Is the First Step in Making Better Bricks

Incorporating biosolids from sewage treatment plants into bricks makes more insulating bricks and keeps the sterilized sewage out of landfills