Technical Assistance

By Pacific Institute Staff The Pacific Institute lends its technical expertise through targeted assistance to organizations doing work consistent with …

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Green Jobs and Water

By Pacific Institute Staff The transition toward more sustainable approaches to managing, delivering, and treating freshwater involves workers in many …

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Bottled Water

By Pacific Institute Staff Sales and consumption of bottled water have skyrocketed in recent years. From 1988 to 2002, the …

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Salton Sea

March 2013 By Pacific Institute Staff California’s Salton Sea is a fertile oasis in the hostile desert of southeastern California, …

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Peak Water

By Pacific Institute Staff Freshwater resources are fundamental for maintaining human health, agricultural production, and economic activity as well as …

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Water Quality

By Pacific Institute Staff Surface water and groundwater are not always static in their natural reservoirs. The water particles are …

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Water-Energy Nexus

By Pacific Institute Staff Throughout the 20th century, the connections between water and energy were largely ignored. Water systems were …

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Notes from the Field: Mobile Phones Within Reach

Notes from the Field: Mobile Phones Within Reach
Due to their ubiquity in low- and lower-middle income countries, mobile phones are being used throughout the developing world to connect the poor with a range of information and services that can transform their lives: education, election polling information, peer-group (mental health) support, health services, disaster relief, and micro-banking.

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