Alumni News and Events

  • Sunday, October 2, 2022 - 09:00 to Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 18:00 Event

    Africa Online Summer School

    Join the Africa Online Summer School from 2 to 12 October. The Summer School is organized by the IAHR-Africa Division and is intended for a broad audience. Whether you are a young professional or a senior, academic or practitioner, the course will help you to learn, identify and connect between the different aspects of hydro-environmental engineering and their importance and practical applications in Africa. IHE Delft's David Ferras is one of the Summer School coordinators and IHE Delft's Maria Kennedy and Ioana Popescu will join as lecturer.

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  • 19 Sep 2022
    News

    Alumna Dr Joy Nyawira Riungu of Kenya wins 2022 IHE Delft Alumni Award

    Kenyan sanitation expert Joy Nyawira Riungu is the winner of the 2022 IHE Delft Alumni Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made a particularly remarkable impact in a water-related field and who are role models for water professionals.

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  • 05 Sep 2022
    News

    World Water Week: a student’s view

    MSc student Tova Crystal took part in the Stockholm World Water Week, which ended 1 September. She underscored that her studies focus on subjects that are at the top of the global water agenda. In this blog, she shares her impressions after taking part in World Water Week online.

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  • 17 Aug 2022
    News

    India: Research shows plastic-lined farm ponds for horticulture worsen regional water scarcity

    On a local level, plastic-lined farm ponds are a welcome income-booster for farmers in India’s semi-arid regions. These ponds store groundwater that make it possible for farmers to irrigate all year round, including water-scarce periods, and to grow high-value orchard crops such as pomegranates and grapes. But research shows that their regional effects can be paradoxical: an over-reliance on the ponds leads to unsustainable groundwater use, and the resulting water scarcity harms other farmers and residents who depend on shallow public drinking water wells.

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  • 03 Aug 2022
    News

    Water and Development Partnership Programme: medium-scale call attracts almost 100 proposals

    A call for medium-scale proposals by the IHE Delft Water and Development Programme attracted 93 proposals, which are now under review.

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