Towards a more sustainable future for our water resources

FutureWater is a research and consulting organization that works throughout the world to combine scientific research with practical solutions for water management. FutureWater works with partners at both global, national and local levels.

Important topics are: water for food, irrigation, water excess, water shortage, climate change, and river basin management. FutureWater’s key expertise is in the field of quantitative methods, based on simulation models, geographic information systems and satellite observations.

FutureWater has offices in Wageningen (Netherlands) and in Cartagena (Spain). In countries with substantial activities satellite offices are established: Maputo (Mozambique), Phnom Penh (Cambodia) and Meru (Kenya).

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Latest news

FutureWater presents added value of Flying Sensors at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) conference

FutureWater, in collaboration with TUDelft and the TWIGA project, has participated in the Precipitation and Urban Hydrology session of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) conference which is held from 4-8 May. In response the ongoing coronavirus pandemic the EGU has gone completely virtual and hosted the EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online. This event will offer all […]

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FutureWater launches APSAN-Vale Flying Sensor Portal

Today FutureWater launched a portal for flying sensor imagery taken in Mozambique as part of the APSAN-Vale project. The project, which started in 2018, is piloting innovations to increase the water productivity and food security for climate resilient smallholder agriculture in the Zambezi valley of Mozambique. It will demonstrate what the best combinations are of […]

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FutureWater and HiView present at the GrowCongo! conference

At the GrowCongo! conference, organized by NABC, FutureWater and HiView conducted a pitch for a delegation from Republic of Congo including Prime Minister Clément Mouamba. Prime Minister Mouamba was accompanied by several ministers of his government, amongst which the Minister of Agriculture. The governmental team was present at the conference to promote agricultural business between […]

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Advanced cloud computing for water resources management in Myanmar

FutureWater, together with HKV and Yangon Technological University, have successfully organized a symposium on Advanced cloud computing for water resources management in Myanmar on 13th of December 2019. The symposium was organized under the framework of the Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program, which is funded by NUFFIC, the Dutch organization for internationalization in education. […]

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Scientists Rank World’s Most Important, Most Threatened Mountain Water Towers

Research provides new insight on mountain glacier–derived water resource systems, impacting up to 1.9 billion people globally. December 9, 2019 — Scientists from around the world have assessed the planet’s 78 mountain glacier–based water systems and, for the first time, ranked them in order of their importance to adjacent lowland communities, as well as their […]

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Hands-on training with Google Earth Engine in Myanmar

From 4 till 15 November, FutureWater and HKV gave a hands-on training at Yangon Technological University on using the Google Earth Engine cloud computing platform for satellite-derived data analyses for water resources management in Myanmar. The 8-day training was organized under the framework of the Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program, which is funded by […]

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