India is the second most populous country in the world, with more than one billion citizens. 163 million people lack access to safe water and 210 million people lack access to improved sanitation. With the per capita availability of water continuing to decline, the nation hurtles towards water scarcity.
Sustainable water supply and sanitation is a very important issue due to increasing water scarcity, the impact of climate change and adaptation, and the increasing demand for water and competition among different usages. Nispana’s third Annual Sustainable water & Sanitation Summit 2018 scheduled on January 18 and 19, 2018 in Bengaluru, India will address the latest and most pertinent water issues like urban water management, river restoration, lake rejuvenation, smart water management, in addition to sustainable solutions for sanitation and an exclusive on faecal sludge management. The attendees will be posted with engineering best practices, successful case studies, and innovative solutions for problems in the water and wastewater sector, industrial wastewater management, environmental sanitation, eco sanitation, cost effective and innovative toilets.
The elite lineup of speakers for this edition includes Dr. Rajendra Singh, also known as the waterman of India; U.P. Singh, Mission Director, National Mission for Clean Ganga; Anjum Parvez, Secretary, Urban Development, Government of Karnataka; Ravi Narayanan, Chairman, Asia Pacific Water Forum; Dana Kishore, Managing Director, Hyderabad Water Supply & Sewerage Board; Sowmini Jain, Mayor, Kochi Municipal Corporation and many more. The conference will bring to light recommendations and proposals aimed at further strengthening the measures taken at the national and regional levels to achieve the agreed water and sanitation related goals.