Month: August 2017

Sustainable Sanitation Systems: Health, Environment and Governance Challenges

Launch of the E-book Sustainable Sanitation Systems: Health, Environment and Governance Challenges: The Case of Human Rights-Based Policy Reform in Alternative Wastewater Management Strategies This report published by WaterLex and UN Environment was launched at Stockholm during the world Water Week during a seminar organised by UN Environment on “Opportunities and limits to water pollution […]

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Agua y derechos humanos

Water and Human Rights WaterLex was invited by the National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) in Mexico to write a short publication on the meaning of the human rights to water and sanitation, and how it has been adopted in the Mexican context. This easy-to-read summary provides an introduction for the ordinary person to understand what […]

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Wastewater research 5th case study – Australia

Australia: Environmental awareness and lagoon-based wastewater treatment plants.   Australia is the driest inhabited continent and water scarcity has been worsening during last decades, with growing population and climate change effects. As a result, most inhabitants of big cities realized the need to protect their limited water resources. Between 2000 and 2009, the country managed […]

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