On September 4, eight months after the launch of TheCityFix Labs India, the 10 cohort firms showcased their innovati
Tags: water risk
- Press Release
WASHINGTON (August 13, 2019) — While much attention has been focused on dramatic “day zero” moments in big cities like Cape Town and Chennai, at the household and family level, the tap runs dry much more often than previously thought.
In 2015, UNICEF and the World Health Organization reported that over 90% of the world’s population used improved drinking water sources. But new research suggests the indicators used by UNICEF/WHO grossly overestimated the state of water access, especially in cities of...
- Press Release
HYDERABAD, India (October 8, 2018) – WRI India Ross Center, with support from the Citi Foundation, convened TheCityFix Labs policy dialogue today in Hyderabad on “Accelerating Innovation: Water | Waste | Energy.” This one-of-a-kind initiative is aime
- projectBuilding the foundations of our work with cities
Jenna Davis is an Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering & Science, and the Higgins-Magid Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute of the Environment, both of Stanford University.
- projectFlagship research series on achieving cities that work for all
This report evaluates the energy requirements of urban water supply from all potential source water types (including surface water, groundwater, inter-basin transfer and unconventional water resources such as desalination and reclamation). Based on scenario studies, it also provides...