Splash

Water is the universal connector. Safe sufficient water supply is required for all life on earth. Beyond that, water influences industry, economies and politics and shapes cultural and religious traditions. The Water Center encourages readers to share their perspectives, ideas and research on water's many facets by contributing to our blog, Splash.
Wastewater: A New Hope for War Against the Pandemic?

Wastewater: A New Hope for War Against the Pandemic?

By Swati Hegde

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 100,000 in the United States with the number of infections approaching 2 million people.

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1st Annual Financing Coastal Resilience Summit

1st Annual Financing Coastal Resilience Summit

By Alison De Luise

On January 16, the Water Center at the University of Pennsylvania joined forces with Coastal Strategies and the Coastal States Organization to convene experts in the fields of finance, municipal administration, environmental management,

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From Water Stress to Water Scarcity

From Water Stress to Water Scarcity

By Swati Hegde, Ph.D.

We are rolling drunk on the planet’s most important resource- water. Water scarcity is a global issue, which means we have problems in our own backyard. The United States appears as a country with little or no water scarcity to the rest of the world.

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