Published in Water & Wastes Digest: One Water, Multiple Goals

September 13, 2019 Vijay Sundaram

“One Water” in the real world—each utility will need a different approach, yet all must start at the same point—centered on their community

 

In 2015, the United Nations laid out 17 specific goals to a better, more sustainable world. Clean water and sanitation is U.N. Sustainable Development Goal number six. The following year, the U.S. Water Alliance is released its own “One Water Roadmap: The Sustainable Management of Life’s Most Essential Resource.” In this article from Vijay Sundaram, he explores how when communities employ an integrated approach to water resource planning and management—as both the SDG’s and One Water call for—clean water is not just the only benefit, but thriving local economies, healthier ecosystems, and communities that are a better place to live for all result.

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About the Author

Vijay Sundaram

A chemical engineer by training, Vijay has 15 years of experience designing advanced water and wastewater treatment systems using physical, chemical, and biological processes.

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