Anas Ghadouani

How to eat yourself out of a water shortage

TEDxPerth 2017
November 2017

Talk length:

9:43

How to eat yourself out of a water shortage | Anas Ghadouani | TEDxPerth

Do you think you’re water literate? More than 80% of Australians know little about the most important thing keeping them alive. Where do you think you use the most water? Washing? Flushing? Watering the garden?

Wrong – and Professor Anas Ghadouani, a passionate and self-confessed water geek, has some surprising news for you. But if you love chocolate he has some not-so-great news too… Anas is passionate about all aspects of water engineering and management.

With more than 20 years of experience, which took has taken him all over the world while researching water in a wide and diverse range of environments, Anas has developed a unique, integrated and solution-focused approach for the study of water issues. He has won multiple awards and is an active contributor to public discourse about water related issues, via mainstream and social media.

Anas provides expert advice to numerous organisations in Australia and around the world and also serves on the editorial boards of the journals Hydrology and Earth System Sciences and Frontiers. Anas is currently a Professor and Programme Chair of Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

Anas Ghadouani
Environmental Engineer

Anas is passionate about all aspects of water engineering and management. With more than 20 years of experience, which has taken him all over the world while researching water in a wide and diverse range of environments, Anas has developed a unique, integrated and solution-focused approach for the study of water issues.

He has won multiple awards and is an active contributor to public discourse about water related issues, via mainstream and social media. Anas provides expert advice to numerous organisations in Australia and around the world and also serves on the editorial boards of the journals Hydrology and Earth System Sciences and Frontiers.

Anas is currently a Professor and Programme Chair of Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia.