Water Policy Volume 17 Number 3 2015

Our print copy of the Water Policy journal (Volume 17 Number 3 2015), the official journal of the World Water Council has been received.

Staff now have access to analyses, reviews, case studies and debates on policy aspects of water resources, in order to build capacity for integrated water management, which depends on dialogue between relevant stakeholders.

This issue provides information on topics such as water reclamation, water environment and economy, water resources, pollution, spatial analysis, water supply, water quality, water recovery, cost recovery, human resources, sanitation, water resources and water needs.

Also included in this issue is a book review on “Federal Rivers – Managing Water in Multi-Layered Political Systems” by Dustin Garrick et al.

Water Policy Volume 17 Number 3 2015
Water Policy Volume 17 Number 3 2015

5Cs Wins Energy Globe Award for Renewable Energy and Potable Water Project in Bequia, St Vincent and the Grenadines

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The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) received the 2015 Energy Globe Award for its renewable energy and potable water work in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Energy Globe, an internationally recognized trademark for sustainability, is one of the most important environmental prizes today with 177 participating countries. The award, which is made from a cross-section of over 1, 500 entries annually, is given in recognition of outstanding performance in terms of energy efficiency, renewable energy and resource conservation.

The CCCCC won the 2015 Energy Globe National Award for the project “Special Programme for Adaptation to Climate Change”. The project was executed on the island of Bequia in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and focuses on the production and provision of clean drinking water for more than 1,000 people. This is being done through the acquisition and installation of a reverse osmosis desalination plant. The project is deemed highly sustainable as the water input is…

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