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First Open Access publications available

The first open access publications deriving from TRUST are now available in our open access repository.   “Source To Tap Urban Water Cycle Modelling” by Evangelos Rozos and Christos Makropoulos deals with increased water demand, both for domestic and non-domestic uses, which is caused by the continuous expansion of urban areas. To cover this additional demand, centralised infrastructure,...

Water, water everywhere…not anymore

In recent weeks drought has been a huge media story in the UK, following the announcement in February that much of southern and eastern England was officially in a state of drought, due to two consecutive dry winters.  Droughts are natural events caused by an extended period of low rainfall; they are more commonly associated with countries such as Africa and Australia, however, they are becoming...

Future water demand management technologies and approaches analysed

In order to sustainably meet future water demand, various interventions, such as water demand management, need to be taken into consideration.   The TRUST report ‘Priorities of current and emerging water demand management technologies and approaches analysed’ is directed at water service providers, water users and researchers and it reviews, analyses and prioritises a range of water...

Is water scarce?

Water is an essential part of everyone’s life. It is also something that many of us take for granted, particularly those of us living in richer countries with relatively abundant supplies. Around the world, however, water scarcity is becoming an ever more pressing issue, with some predicting that we are headed towards a ‘future of thirst’. But what does water scarcity actually mean,...