Water Scarcity Innovations

In an effort to combat the global problem of water scarcity, countless initiatives have been launched to treat wastewater and provide safe drinking-water supply to households. Innovative Water Technologies has successfully developed and deployed the SunSpring Hybrid in 30 countries, where it is an innovative self-contained water purification station. It uses solar and wind power to generate enough electricity to supply up to 20,000 litres of clean drinking water every day for more than ten years.

The global water crisis has many causes and requires many solutions. With 1.2 billion people living in areas of severe water scarcity, innovative solutions must address a variety of issues in the context of policy, technology, and behaviour change. In addition to new technologies, innovative solutions have emerged to tackle the problem. Two experts reviewed the most creative solutions to water scarcity.