Better water management

To widespread: arup.com/perspectives/flowing-in-virtuous-circles
-Drinking water moves through pipe networks using pressure reducing valves (PRVs), a process that creates energy. New in-pipe hydrokinetic systems use micro-turbines to convert this *energy into electricity that can be fed back into the grid*. This means lower costs and greener operation for utility firms
-Algae processing bio-reactors don’t just treat and clean wastewater – they also produce usable materials such as *biomass (for energy production) or otherwise hard to synthesise chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry*
With: arup.com/news-and-events/ellen-macarthur-foundation

Cooperative water management within countries and across boundaries in the region is a must for stability and peacebuilding worldbank.org/en/topic/water/publication/water-management-in-fragile-systems + skoll.org/2018/08/29/why-fixing-malawis-water-crisis-depends-on-participatory-development

kickstart.org: Without irrigation, foodsecurity is low for many smallholder farmers in SubSaharan Africa

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