New research from Oxford University has found that mobile payments and related innovations are improving urban water service provision in East Africa by increasing revenue collection and reducing corruption.
Today Dr. Rob Hope presents research on Smart Handpump technology at the UK Department for International Development, as part of their celebrations for World Water Day 2013.
On Tuesday 19 March, a workshop at Oxford University gathered 55 participants, from universities, the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Environment Agency, and water companies, to discuss the changing scope and content of a right to water in the light of increasing regulatory intervention.
UK droughts are projected to be more severe and affect larger areas of the country over the next 100 years, according to a new study by Muhammad Rahiz and Prof. Mark New published in the journal Water Resources Management.