ADB's Focus on Water
In the Spotlight
The Asia Water Forum is ADB’s flagship knowledge sharing event on the water sector, providing a venue to share experiences, best practices, and the latest advancements that will help Asia and the Pacific to become water-secure. To be held on 2–4 October in Manila, the forum this year focuses on “Information, Innovation, and Technology”. Join over 300 participants from governments, private sector, civil society, and academia. Register as a participant | exhibitor.
ADB is working with the Philippines to modernize Manila's water supply and reduce the risk of water shortages as demand rises in tandem with the city's booming population.
ADB and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic presented and discussed a technical assistance on the Climate Resilience Disaster Risk Reduction in Water Resources Management Project at an inception workshop in Bishkek.
This publication is intended to serve as a guidance document for local governments in Indonesia to develop their regulations on urban wastewater management.
Water, like many of the world’s precious resources, is threatened by misuse, overuse, and pollution. In Asia and the Pacific, many countries are in a water crisis, and their expanding populations have increasing demands for water.
"Water for All" is ADB's vision for the Asia and Pacific region. ADB works to increase investments for better water services in cities and rural communities and careful management of water resources.