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America’s Water Webinar Videos

by | June 9, 2015
Category: America's Water

Videos of the America’s Water Webinar Series are now posted! Terry Fulp, Regional Director of the Bureau of Reclamation’s Lower Colorado Region, will present the next webinar on June 30th. Directions for connecting to the webinar: URL to connect (by logging in, you will be prompted with all audio info to connect): http://cuahsi.adobeconnect.com/waterfuture/ Participant Code: […]

Solving Water Scarcity for All: Collaboration Makes Good Business Sense

by | March 25, 2015
Categories: America's Water, News

Columbia Water Center Director Upmanu Lall and Heiner Markhoff op-ed in Breaking Energy write about the “choices we have to make together” to solve our water problems in America. See the full article here.

America’s Water: Partnering Science with Industry to Find a Way Forward

by | March 20, 2015
Category: America's Water

On March 12th, more than 90 experts from industry, academia, environmental state agencies and the non-profit world met at Columbia University for the first annual “America’s Water” event, organized by the Columbia Water Center and sponsored by the PepsiCo Foundation, to explore America’s water challenges and develop a future plan for collaboration. Watch video of […]

Business, Disaster Risk and Supply Chains: March 16th Conference

by | March 13, 2015
Category: News

Columbia Water Center’s Masahiko Haraguchi will be presenting at the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction next week in Japan. Find out about businesses can adapt and make supply-chains more resilient to climate and water risks. For more information or RSVP, click here.

America’s Water: Partnering Science with Industry to Find a Way Forward: Webinar

by | March 6, 2015
Category: America's Water

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Join us online for the live stream of our upcoming America’s Water Event! The America’s Water Initiative is a program that aims to build a network of academic institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private industry to develop a research agenda that will inform water […]

Circle of Blue: Reporting on the Precarious State of America’s Water

by | February 27, 2015
Categories: America's Water, News

Columbia Water Center America’s Water partner Circle of Blue has published a number of in-depth articles on water recently. Check out the stories below for some of the best in water journalism: Choke Point: Index finds fresh water in American farm regions, just as in other major food-producing nations, is in precarious condition. Central Texas […]

CIPT Sandesh Issue 4

by | February 27, 2015
Category: india

Columbia Water Center partners CIPT have released their fourth newsletter, highlighting innovative approaches and options for saving water in agriculture in India. Subjects include water efficiency, crop choices and policy reform, in Gujarat and Punjab. Read the full newsletter here.

CWC Webinar Series: “State of America’s Water, Present and Future”

by | February 20, 2015
Categories: America's Water, News

The Columbia Water Center’s “State of America’s Water: Present and Future” webinar series will both promote literacy on America’s water and engage public and private sector decision makers in the financial community to better understand the dimensions of water issues. Co-sponsored by CUAHSI. This presentation will be by Dr. Upmanu Lall of the Columbia Water Center. […]

CWC Webinar Series: America’s Water, Present and Future

by | February 3, 2015
Categories: America's Water, News

The Columbia Water Center’s “State of America’s Water: Present and Future” webinar series will both promote literacy on America’s water and engage public and private sector decision makers in the financial community to better understand the dimensions of water issues. Co-sponsored by CUAHSI. The first presentation will be by Dr. Vincent Tidwell of Sandia National […]

Columbia Water Center Receives a 3-year Grant from Norges Bank to Study Water Risk in the Mining Industry

by | January 8, 2015

NEW YORK, January 8, 2015 The Columbia Water Center, a center of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, announced today that it has received a 3-year grant from Norges Bank to develop a modeling platform to quantitatively assess mining-related water and environmental risks and their financial implications. For the initial phase of the project, the […]