Take an in-depth view at the varied layers of a sensible Water Network and the way improving each can make your entire network smarter Water resources around the world are under increasing pressure: increase and urbanization, global climate change and rapid industrialization, expanding and intensifying agricultural production, and increasing demand of water for industry and energy production are all putting pressure on water resources. round the world, water scarcity and conflicts seriously undermine progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Although scarce, water resources are only too often utilized in an inefficient or unsustainable way and proper treatment and reuse of wastewater is today still rather an exception than the norm. Many well-established approaches and good practice examples for sustainable sanitation and water management are out there, but finding them is often long and arduous – it’s easy to urge lost in details.