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Volume 6 Issue 1 (January/February 2019)
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The political economy of water infrastructure: An introduction to financialization
Published Online: Nov 04 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1326
Water infrastructure has been owned by and governed through differing combinations of the private and public. In the present moment, financialization is radically reconfiguring these arrangements, turning water infrastructure into a wealth extraction mechanism.
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Overviews

Fluvial and aquatic applications of Structure from Motion photogrammetry and unmanned aerial vehicle/drone technology
Published Online: Dec 03 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1328
SfM is facilitating novel process understanding of fluvial and aquatic topography, hydraulics, geomorphology and habitat quality and, as well as providing novel data on underwater archeology, structures, and organisms.
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Interpreting historical, botanical, and geological evidence to aid preparations for future floods
Published Online: Sep 24 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1318
Historical, botanical and geological archives offer unique insight into truly extreme flood events and their variability in space and time, thanks to the long timeframe they document. The evidence contained within these underutilized archives has the potential to improve flood hazard assessments that are crucial for the sustainable development of societies.
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Measuring the human right to water: An assessment of compliance indicators
Published Online: Sep 05 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1321
Modeling Implementation Capacity as a Critical Component in Human Right to Water Measurement.
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Advanced Reviews

Advancing our predictive understanding of river corridor exchange
Published Online: Dec 04 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1327
Studies of river corridor exchange span many scales, with geologic setting and hydrologic forcing being invoked to explain observations in a wide range of conceptual models.
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Theory, tools, and multidisciplinary applications for tracing groundwater fluxes from temperature profiles
Published Online: Dec 02 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1329
Diverse environments for using temperature profiles to trace groundwater fluxes. The spatial scales of the temperature profiles and the minimum detectable fluxes, respectively, increase and decrease towards the right. See Figure 1 caption for more details.
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Water operator partnerships: Peer learning and the politics of solidarity in water and sanitation service provision
Published Online: Oct 17 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1324
More research is needed on Water Operator Partnerships as a mechanism for realizing Sustainable Development Goal 6 and the human rights to water and sanitation.
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Savings and losses of global water resources in food‐related virtual water trade
Published Online: Sep 10 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1320
Water savings and losses related to food trade highlight the in‐ and out‐flow of virtual water and differences in water productivities between food importers and exporters. Challenges in accounting for water savings and losses remain and should be carefully addressed.
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Focus Articles

Understanding microbial ecology to improve management of drinking water distribution systems
Published Online: Oct 24 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1325
Microbial characteristics and behaviour in drinking water distribution systems can be classified as common or complex
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Reintegrating the North American beaver ( Castor canadensis ) in the urban landscape
Published Online: Oct 11 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1323
Urban beaver impact a designed wetland at Golden Gardens Park in Seattle, Washington, USA.
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The Nile Basin waters and the West African rainforest: Rethinking the boundaries
Published Online: Sep 28 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1317
The Nile River Basin (outlined in blue), and four major routes for atmospheric moisture transport to the Ethiopian Highlands (“A” in red). West African rainforest (“C” in red and the whole greenish area); the reddish‐purple in “C” indicates the progressive deforestation. “B” in red indicates the Equatorial Lakes Region, the source of the White Nile.
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Governance‐related values as dimensions of good water governance
Published Online: Sep 07 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1322
Dimensions of good water governance: The empirical structure of governance‐related values.
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