Tackling water security: A global need of cross-cutting approaches

Manish Kumar, Petros Gikas, Keisuke Kuroda, Meththika Vithanage

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The Virtual Special Issue entitled “Tackling Water Security” is mainly focused on water availability, water quality, management, governance, biotic or abiotic emerging contaminants and policy development in the Anthropocene. The issue is further dedicated to highlight the new opportunities and approaches to elevate the efficiency of water treatment and wastewater reuse. It has undergone an open call for papers and rigorous peer-review process, where each submission has been evaluated by the panel of experts. 43 articles have been selected from 85 submissions that represents the ongoing research and development activities. The message that emerged explicitly from nearly a hundred submissions to this special issue is that there is an urgent global need for cross-cutting approaches for the rational, quick, cost-effective and sustainable solutions for tackling water-security in the Anthropocene.

Original languageEnglish
Article number114447
JournalJournal of Environmental Management
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2022
Externally publishedYes


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