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#DevelopmentCongress yesterday saw @KVairavamoorthy opening the event with a thought, when we can maintain a town sized community of 750,000 people airborne at any given time with modern water & sanitation amenities, what stops us from providing it to our fellow humans (1/n)
Drawing from his heritage, he noted, "it is the management of water and sanitation that has determined the longevity and exuberance of civilizations". #Resilience #Sanitation #ClimateResilience (2/n)
The tank systems prevalent in Sri Lanka and South of India were drawn as examples, as attempts by decision makers then to maintain an ecological balance while attempting to improve economic prosperity #EcologicalCivilization (3/n)
Reviving and contextualising societies' collective memory about their past experiences with water management plays a role in shaping the water-wise future. #WaterWiseFuture @IWAHQ
And the role of learning from experiences to tune our trajectory is vital.

We have moved from #MDG to #SDG, staying aspirational but being more pragmatic and more grounded in humanist values. #LeaveNoOneBehind #accessibility #equity
Questions around what does "accessibility" mean ? What does "safe" mean ? what does "affordable" mean will go a long way in unpacking the #wickedproblems around water and sanitation. #Nudge
"We are in the dawn of the golden age of sanitation. The emerging economies have a unique but fleeting opportunity to reimagine sanitation delivery" - Prof. @KVairavamoorthy. #SanitationEconomy @BMGFIndia
Critical questions before us remains to be answered.

* Centralized or Decentralized Sanitation
*Linear or Circular Economy Principles
* Do we need sewers or not
* How do we frame the biosafety around reuse of water.

#Resilience @100ResCities @ihedelft
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