By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Welcome

I hope this blog will create discussion about the important issue of water use and availability around the world.
Your comments and views are very important and I encourage you to join the conversation.

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman Nestlé SA

  • Jul 10:

    Urbanisation and water: a broader view


    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The ongoing acceleration in the rate of urbanisation is a huge challenge, particularly also related to water. This week I am participating in the 2016 Singapore World Cities Summit and the Singapore International Water Week looking into this...

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  • Jul 7:

    Improving the efficiency of water use: at the right place, at the right time, in the right form


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    There is a major difference compared to CO2: in the case of water it is not just about litres anywhere in the world and at any time, it is about savings at the right place, at the right time and in the right form…

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  • Aug 19:

    Wastewater as a resource


    Lima

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    In earlier posts here, I wrote about a very sophisticated system of wastewater recycling in Singapore that turns wastewater back into drinking water – ‘NEWater’...

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  • Jul 9:

    Water pollution and prosperity


    water pollution

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    In the early 1970s, when I visited the Nestlé headquarters on Lake Geneva, Switzerland for the first time, I admired the view along the blue water. And I wanted to go for a swim...

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  • Oct 4:

    Water is a human right but not a free good


    women pumping water

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Water is a human right! Water needed for drinking, cooking and basic hygiene as basis for survival must be available even for a person unable to pay. ...

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  • Sep 28:

    Closing the freshwater gap Catalogue of good practices and practitioners good solutions and their suppliers for the levers of the WRG cost curve


    graphic

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    A number of comments received since the launch of this blog have outlined very constructive solutions to overcome water shortage. I would like to ...

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