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High-throughput in vitro bioassays to assure water quality

Bioassays complement instrumental analysis in water quality monitoring to ensure we do not overlook any components in the chemical cocktail. Beate Escher, Peta Neale...

Toronto Water – serving the host city of the World Water Congress 2024

Toronto Water has transformed the city’s water management. Ahead of IWA’s World Water Congress & Exhibition in the capital of the Canadian province of...

Adapting the urban model for rural supply

At the end of 2019, the government of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara, a region of southwest Georgia in the Southern Caucasus, and a...

Masdar: a paradigm for resource management?

Nick Michell spoke to leading water experts about Masdar’s attempt to become a green hydro city "As one of the most recent attempts at billion-dollar hydro-eco-utopia, what...
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Revealing the identity of all wastewater treatment microbes

Work in Denmark has laid the foundations for identifying all the microbes in wastewater treatment systems and anaerobic digesters around the world with the...

How the water sector helps to map drug abuse

Wastewater researchers are assisting drug enforcement officials to reveal patterns of illicit activity flushed from neighbourhood toilets but is this a role the water...

The young and the restless

Emerging water leaders are eager to jump ahead and set the agenda for 2050 and beyond. By Kirsten de Vette At the latest International Young...

Igniting the potential for industrial change

With industrial water featuring as a forum theme at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, Erika Yarrow-Soden talks to Søren Hvilshøj about the...

The hunt for Omicron in wastewater

Two years on from the initial COVID-19 outbreak, the virus continues to disrupt lives and create uncertainties, especially because of variants. The Source reviews...

The global water science challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic

The unprecedented reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic has included a remarkable response from the water science community in a race to fill knowledge gaps....

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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...

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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...