All articles for the topic: water supply

Bioreactor at Gammams water reclamation plant. Photo provided by: City of Windhoek.

Ensuring Future Water Security through Direct Potable Reuse in Windhoek, Namibia

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Ensuring Future Water Security through Direct Potable Reuse in Windhoek, Namibia

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Water supply and sanitation systems

This policy brief looks at measures that cities can take to improve water supply and sanitation systems in order to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Consulting Engineers Salzgitter

CES Consulting Engineers Salzgitter GmbH is an independent consulting engineering company with worldwide experience, based in Germany.

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Implementation of adaptation measures to address the absence of fresh water and coastal vulnerabilities in Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Paget Farm community in Bequia, with Fisheries Complex in the foreground

Background

Bequia is the largest of the Grenadines islands, approximately 7 square miles in...

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Solar powered water purification

Vengamukka Palem, a cluster of villages 5 km away from Ongole town in Andhra Pradesh, has increasingly been facing the salinisation of their groundwater aquifers and...

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Harvesting rainwater through irrigation pond and channels

Motumala's water channel

The village of Motumala, which with its approx. 4,200 inhabitants lies 2 km from the coast of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Pond renovation, bund and shutter construction

Kadapakkam's renovated pond and bund construction

The village of Kadapakkam with its 600 inhabitants is located around 4 km from the coastline of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Drinking water system repair and training

Pillai Colony's new water taps

Pillai Colony, a coastal village of 160 inhabitants located on the shore of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, has been facing severe...

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Quito Vulnerability Study

TeleferiQo, Quito Ecuador @mountainsoftravelphotos

Project description

This project will evaluate climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation issues in the...

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ACCC: Water

This Adapting to Climate Change in China research policy project shows how the latest climate modelling can be linked with impact assessment and decision-making across the water sector.

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Livelihoods Under Climate Variability and Change in Kenya's Drylands

Summary

In dryland communities droughts are a significant cause of decreased crop production and herd size to less than the minimum required for subsistence. Dryland communities, however,...

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Drinking Water project in Tunisia

The Government of Tunisia and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have launched a national programme on drinking water access in rural Tunisia. The financing agreement of the programme for...

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Guadiana river basin case study

The River Guadiana in the area around Serpa, Portugal. Source: Wikipedia

The Guadiana river basin, located in the south-west of Spain (and spilling over into Portugal...

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Guadalquivir river basin case study

Flamingos in the marshes of Doñana National Park (Guadalquivir basin). Source: Miguel Vazquez. www.elmundo.es

In the Guadalquivir basin, in the southern part of Spain...

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Run-off Rainwater Harvesting

Agriculture is an integral part of rural livelihoods of communities all over the world, yet there are many instances when farmers in water scarce areas are unable to grow a successful crop...

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Lessons learned from Yemen NCAP Project

Lessons Learned from Yemen Project

The choice of adaptation strategy depends on the dictates of the particular case study region, including both physical and stakeholder inputs. While pilot...

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Key findings from Mali NCAP Project

Major findings from each of the two case studies can be found by following the links below.

For the first case study analysis revealed that current water availability is not sufficient for...

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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 2, 'The Identification and Selection of Appropriate Water Resource Management Technologies'

Gradually the effects of the various adaptation options were simulated. Adaptation options to overcome the water deficit in Massabla were as follows:

• The construction of 40 modern...

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Malawi farming communities adapting

 

The target group is the socio economically poor community in Traditional Authority Tengani, in the Nsanje district of southern Malawi, who are predominantly farmers and very vulnerable to...

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Adapting to water scarcity in Zimbabwe

The project addresses challenges associated with dwindling water resources for drinking and horticulture activities and animals, as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. The...

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Case Study: Beirut

Mobile water trucks in Beirut

Greater Beirut is the largest urban area in Lebanon, with around 2 million inhabitants in the built up area. It is a densely populated...

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Coastal Afforestation

The project will implement community-based climate risk reduction measures in targeted communities that are especially vulnerable to climate change. In particular, the project will ensure that...

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Droughts

Sand dam rainwater harvesting

Activities

This project aims to enable communities in the Central South, North East, and North West zones of Somalia to adapt to...

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ACCCA Durban, S. Africa

Photo by Gina Ziervogel

A sufficient quantity of good quality water is essential for the well-being of impoverished, and therefore, vulnerable communities. However,...

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