How to Improve Water Security

The Sustainable Water Partnership’s Water Security Improvement (WSI) process helps stakeholders address water-related risks in a specific geographic area. This free webinar focuses on WSI processes and creating participatory, holistic approaches to water security management. Watch below to join Winrock International’s Eric Viala, SWP Director, and Tetra Tech’s John Parker, Deputy Director, to learn more about the WSI process.


French-American civil engineer Eric Viala comes to the Sustainable Water Partnership with 25 years of international experience in water resource and irrigation engineering in over 25 developing countries. He has served as the long-term director of several water projects in Bangladesh, Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon and Ethiopia. His wide range of experience, from hydrology and hydraulics modeling to water governance strengthening, informs SWP’s holistic water security work.

John Parker is a water resources management specialist and Senior Associate in Tetra Tech’s Environment and Natural Resources Sector. He has previously held various leadership roles with USAID/East Africa’s PREPARED Program, USAID/Honduras’ climate risk assessment in the Dry Corridor region, and a USAID transboundary watershed program in Central America. He has led research and published on topics related to water resources, food security and climate change adaptation, which help inform SWP’s integrated approach to addressing water security risks.