International Water Association

Viewpoint: the next 10 years of water and sanitation in LAC

With the deadline for the SDGs a decade away, Sergio Campos, chief of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Water and Sanitation Division, reviews the priority...

Mapping the future for jobs

The United Nations has linked ‘Water and Jobs’ to explore how the quantity and quality of water transforms the lives and livelihoods of workers across societies. This transformation...

Climate smart utilities – China rises to the carbon challenge

Showcasing five Chinese cases among the global utilities recognised by IWA’s Climate Smart Utilities Initiative. IWA’s Climate Smart Utilities Recognition Programme seeks to inspire water,...

Cooperation and connectedness: water in a time of climate change

Academic and long-time IWA supporter Gustaf Olsson has explored water’s connections for many decades. His latest book underlines the need for a systems-based view...

Progress on the path to reinventing the toilet

The UK’s Cranfield University took up the Gates Foundation’s Reinvent The Toilet challenge in 2012. From that has come a self-contained, waterless solution, which...

Tiny particles with mega impacts

In India, a research scientist and his team are manipulating invisible matter in ways that could quietly disrupt the global water purification industry By James...

How sewage surveillance lit Hong Kong’s pandemic path

Dr Samuel HK Chui explains how using wastewater surveillance in Hong Kong to help manage the spread of COVID-19 was like driving with the...

How Africa can leapfrog the world’s stagnant water paradigm

Africa has an unprecedented opportunity to embrace widespread water innovation. IWA is poised to help catalyse this, and to share the lessons globally in...

Moving from the shadows – Putting leakage management centre stage in utility operations

Leakage is a global problem that risks water security, sustainable supplies and good-quality services. Bill Kingdom outlines the measures that utilities can take to...

Real-time control transforms performance of wastewater system for Danish utility

With Denmark set to host the IWA Congress later this year, utility BlueKolding offers a case study from the country on how digital technology...

FEATURED STORY

Engineering solutions that put society front and centre

Winner of IWA’s Water and Development Award for Research, Dr Veena Srinivasan explains why it is critical to consider social needs and impacts when...

NEWS

UNU report warns on tipping points if environmental risks not addressed

A new report released by the United Nations University (UNU) has found that drastic changes to fundamental socioecological systems are likely if environmental risks...