Professor Asit K. Biswas is Founder of the Third World Centre for Water Management in Mexico, and Distinguished visiting professor of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore. The Third World Centre is a Water Diplomacy RCN Partner.
In January, Dr. Biswas was the subject of an interview in the The European (article link, archived pdf @ TWC), published an Op. Ed. Can the world’s water crisis be solved? with Julian Kirchherr in Business Times (Singapore) (archived pdf @ TWC) and was featured as a guest author at the Nestlé Water Challenge Blog, contributing an article entitled Quality: Most Pressing Water Problem.
The first two articles highlight the need for better water management to meet the water needs of a growing global population and competing needs for water. The third article addresses how water quality has been deteriorating for many places on the globe and that solutions to water quality problems — in terms of water supply, water and wastewater treatment, and disposal of wastewater — are needed to ensure adequate water for daily living throughout the globe.