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Climate change is not the only reason to blame for India’s Chennai water crisis
By Swati Hegde, Ph.D.July 23, 2019Chennai, capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India has been trending on social media in the wake of its acute water crisis. Chennai’s water shortage is so severe that it has made international news. Water (More)
From Water Stress to Water Scarcity
By Swati Hegde, Ph.D.October 23, 2019 

Wastewater: A New Hope for War Against the Pandemic?
By Swati HegdeSenior Academic Research CoordinatorThe Water Center at PennJune 12, 2020 Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), most commonly known as the novel coronavirus has already taken a death toll of more than 100,00 (More)
Sustainability Assessment of AMAL Arsenic Removal Units in West Bengal, India
April 6, 2020By Zachary WhitlockUniversity of Pennsylvania, Environmental Science/Material Science C’20Recipient of the Water Center at Penn Student Research Support Award [caption id="attachment_7474" align="alignleft" width="370"]More)
Facilitating New Technology Based Solutions to Urban Water Challenges
By Swati Hegde, Senior Academic Research CoordinatorThe Water CenterJanuary 28, 2020 On January 13, 2020 REACT at Penn held a symposium on Global Pathways to enable Innovative Materials Solutions for Urban Challenges. More)
1st Annual Financing Coastal Resilience Summit
By Alison De Luise, Senior AdvisorThe Water CenterJanuary 22, 2020 On January 16, the Water Center at the University of Pennsylvania joined forces with More)
Philadelphia and the World’s Water Crisis: Local Solutions to a Global Challenge
By Andrea GarayDecember 5, 2019 The Water Center at Penn (WCP) Senior Fellow and Director of the Penn Global China Program, Scott Moore, gave a talk about “Philadelphia and the World’s Water Crisis: Local Solution to a Global Challenge” at the A (More)
Water as a Human Right: A “Last Mile” Problem? Or a “First Mile” Problem?
By Karl RussekNovember 13, 2019 [caption id="attachment_6187" align="alignleft" width="391"] WATER IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD (GETTY PHOTO)

The United Nations De (More)
Bengaluru Digs Water Wellness: a revived ancient tradition brings hope and hydration
By Jena LaskeNovember 6, 2019 Once known as the Garden City for its lush green landscape, Bengaluru’s fresh water is fast disappearing. Lakes have gone dry due to development and drought. Rapid urbanization has led to green spaces being razed fo (More)
Connecting to the Forest at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden
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