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TRUST conference now open for registrations!!

The IWA Cities of the Future – Transitions to the Urban Water Services of Tomorrow (TRUST 2015) conference is now open for registration!   Make sure to register now to get the early bird registration rates, available until the end of January 2015. TRUST partners also receive a special discount.   The Cities of the Future – Transitions to the Urban Water Services of Tomorrow...

Train4TRUST: AWARE-P workshop in Hamburg

In order to achieve a maximum imprint of the TRUST project in the practice of water utilities and water authorities, the training of users on TRUST tools and outputs is part of the TRUST outreach strategy. One of the training events is going to take place at the 13th of February at HAMBURG WASSER, the water supply and waste water management utility of the city of Hamburg in Germany. It is open...

Advice to water management practitioners on competition, efficiency, and new business opportunities

The TRUST report “Advice to water management practitioners on competition, efficiency, and new business opportunities” aims to help in the development of an adequate handling of the competitive water sector and provides a method for utilities to identify their current level of efficiency as well as concrete measures for efficiency improvement. It is mainly directed at water professionals...

TRUST presented at Brazil-Europe workshop on adaptive water management

In September, TRUST was invited to Italy by the European Commission to present key outcomes at the workshop “EU-Brazil Sectorial Dialogue Workshop on Adaptive Water Management facing Climate Change: Comparing Brazilian and European Experiences” for high-level water professionals from Brazil and Europe. The objective of the workshop was to share experiences and compare approaches on strategies...

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...

Call for Papers – TRUST final conference

The Cities of the Future Conference – Transitions to the Urban Water Services of Tomorrow (TRUST) takes place at 28th – 30th APRIL, 2015 in Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany.   Water is vital for any human society, and therefore the urban water cycle services are key factors for stable and healthy cities of the future. Within the context of a growing world population, continuing...

TRUST final conference

In less than a year, the European research project TRUST is coming to an end. The Cities of the Future – Transitions to the Urban Water Services of Tomorrow conference in Muelheim an der Ruhr in Germany is the final conference of the project and an international conference, jointly organized by the IWA Cities of the Future Programme and the European collaborative TRUST project.   The...

TRUST videos available

During a large project meeting last month in Spain, several TRUST videos about key outcomes of the project were shot at the facilities of the University of Valencia, in order to further disseminate and promote TRUST results. The videos are designed as teasers for the outcomes. They give a brief overview over an output, mention the specific target audience and indicate at what could be gained by...

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)...