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TRUST presentation at RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2014

At the end of August during the RGS-IBG (The Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers) Annual International Conference 2014, a TRUST presentation with the title “Understanding and improving organisational adaptive capacity in the water sector” was held by TRUST scientist Aine Gormley from Cranfield University.   The abstract: To help water sector organisations...

Web based self-audit adaptive potential tool for urban water stakeholders available

Organisations in the water sector are facing increasingly complex and evolving challenges – from meeting stricter performance requirements, to dealing with global trends such as population growth, economic downturns and climate change. This dynamic context increasingly requires organisations to be more flexible and adaptive – to adjust themselves to suit changing circumstances. The...

Money, money, money

Solid financial position of water and wastewater utilities builds the basis for their sustainable services in the future, because it allows adequate investments into infrastructure renewal, technical innovations and ecological measures.   Starting point for strategy decisions should be an analysis of the current financial situation. Therefore, the Financial Sustainability Rating Tool (FSRT)...

Financial Sustainability Rating Tool available for testing

Solid financial position of water and wastewater utilities builds the basis for their sustainable services in the future, because it allows adequate investments into infrastructure renewal, technical innovations and ecological measures.   The Financial Sustainability Rating Tool (FSRT) offers water supply and/or wastewater removal companies an opportunity to rate the utility’s financial...

Risk, vulnerability, resilience and adaptive management in the water sector

TRUST has released a new report about risk, vulnerability, resilience and adaptive management in the water sector. Developments in the theories and applications of risk, vulnerability, resilience and adaptive management within the context of urban water services are described and evaluated, facilitating consensus on their interpretation and subsequent management approaches. A synopsis of current...

Key Outcomes from the TRUST Workshops in 2012

TRUST finalized a report that summarises the outcomes of a series of TRUST workshops that took place in 2012. The workshops were held in four cities: Lisbon, Hamburg, Oslo and Edinburgh. They were aimed at helping governance bodies and citizens groups explore their visions for the future of urban water services, including the upcoming challenges that each city is facing, and the interventions...