WMO Bulletin 67 (1) – 2018

The World Meteorological Organization has made available a special issue of the WMO Bulletin 67 (1) on water.

Topics covered in this issue includes water security, climate change, international framework, hydrological information, sustainable planning, watershed management, hydrology distance learning, flood forecasting, IWRM, integrated flood management and much more.

Persons wishing to view this issue can email me, visit me at my desk or access it via the link.

P.S. I do hope each of us can celebrate World Water Day (March 22, 2018) by focusing on nature and how nature can be used to remedy water challenges, both locally and internationally.

Cover of WMO Bulletin Volume 67 Issue 1 2018
Cover of WMO Bulletin Volume 67 Issue 1 2018


International News February 2018

The print issue of the International News newsletter for February 2018, published by the International Office for Water, is now available for loan.

This newsletter focuses particularly on water management issues, such as climate change, water and sanitation, water governance and water accountability,  and relevant training and initiatives taking place to deal with those issues.

As a result, persons would be able to get relevant information on international events that have taken place on a global scale, as well as, special projects that are being carried out by specific countries.

Persons can also access archives of this newsletter online (from 1993) via the link.


Cover of International News Newsletter – February 2018 Sourced: https://www.iowater.org/publications/news

Persons wishing to view the latest newsletter can email me or visit me at my desk.

CWWA World Water Day Photo Competition

Trinidad and Tobago National Section of the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) have developed a photo competition for Trinidad and Tobago citizens to demonstrate the theme of “Why Wastewater” for World Water Day on March 22nd, 2017. The rules and guidelines are outlined below, together with the link for the entry form.


Rules and Guidelines for the Photo Competition:

  1. Be creative!!! We want to see how well you can represent the theme and spread the message through interesting and innovative photos. Anything goes once you represent the theme appropriately.

  2. To enter you must be a Trinidad and Tobago national. A copy of a valid Trinidad and Tobago national identification card (front side only) will be required with entry.

  3. All photos must be emailed by 21st March 2017 12:00 midnight Atlantic Standard Time and must be accompanied by a completed ENTRY FORM

  4. All entries must be sent to  cwwattnatsec@gmail.com

  5. A short narrative on the photo must also accompany the submission, detailing the inspiration behind the photo, where it was taken and any other relevant information.

  6. All photos must be sent in either jpeg or png format and must not be altered using ‘photoshop’ or any other graphic adjustment medium (this includes filters available on mobile phones and mobile phone apps).

  7. Photos submitted must be captured by the person submitting.

  8. Photos should not be watermarked.

  9. Upon submission, CWWA will be free to use any photos thereafter.

  10. To be eligible to enter the competition, photos should represent a local or regional landscape/social setting.

  11. There will be a first, second and third place for the competition. Judging will be based on three criteria:

    1. Relevance to theme 50%

    2. Creativity 45%

    3. Narrative 5%

There will also be a People’s Choice Award. Submitted photos will be uploaded to the CWWA Facebook page. The photo with the most likes wins! People’s Choice will run from 22nd-26th March 2017.


1st Prize – Two day getaway for two persons

2nd Prize – Elegant dinner for two

3rd Prize – Luxury spa package

People’s Choice – Spa package

I do hope that many of you will take the chance to participate in this competition. Who knows maybe some of you will be lucky to win one of those fantastic prizes. 🙂