International Water Association

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...

Thailand’s progress with novel non-sewered sanitation solutions

Thai industrial group SCG has been working to evolve its range of non-sewered sanitation options, writes Attawut Kumkrong. With many places in the world facing...

Myth busting – clean piped water 24×7 for the people of Odisha

Mathi Vathanan explains how the state of Odisha, in India, is working to deliver universal urban water services to transform the lives of its...

Challenges for implementing and maintaining wastewater treatment in LMIC

Wastewater expert and IWA Global Water Award 2021 winner Marcos von Sperling offers advice on providing new treatment in low- and middle-income countries, and...

RESCCUE: a European model for urban climate change resilience planning

Many cities are working towards resilience to better cope with shocks such as those caused by climate change. Marc Velasco, Beniamino Russo, Montse Martínez,...

Challenges and opportunities around IWS under COVID-19

Utilities face many challenges in breaking the cycle around intermittent supply. The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to spur progress, says Raziyeh Farmani, Chair...

Fouling and scaling in seawater reverse osmosis desalination

Desalination of seawater with reverse osmosis has grown rapidly. Sergio Salinas looks at tools to address the ongoing challenge of membrane fouling.   Water use has...

How Bitcoin’s footprint is impacting water use

By Montgomery Simus Mineral extraction - gold, silver, copper or iron – has always been constrained by access to water. Miners had to degrade or...

Opening minds, shifting currents

A California early-stage career programme, which emphasises diverse skills, views, exposure and people, is producing some of the industry’s foremost leaders. By James Workman Careers,...

Intelligence-driven supply performance

Alessandro Bettin explains the benefits of a data-driven water management system, especially in helping manage or avoid intermittent water supply.   The management of a...

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...