International Water Association

Indah Water Konsortium and the path to sustainability and long-term value

Malaysia’s national sewerage company, Indah Water Konsortium, won the IWA Professional Development Award 2021, in recognition of an important aspect of utility management. Joseph...

Building resilience into urban water management

Climate change is making New York City rethink its water strategy. Rohit Aggarwala tells a story that is being written all over the globe. It’s...

Danube invests in human capacity for cleaner water

New partnerships and personnel appointments have given utilities a bigger role in the management of the river Danube. By James Workman It is not the deepest,...

The Nigerian sanitation economy: possibilities and challenges

Peter Cookey and Mayowa Abiodun consider the potential for sanitation to improve health, the environment and the economy in Nigeria. The Nigerian Sanitation Economy could...

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...

Adaptable desalination to boost Belgian supply options

Jac van Tuijn explains how a reverse osmosis technology is being piloted to desalinate water with varying salinity levels in a holiday hotspot.   Three Flemish...

Healing the wounds of conflict through water diplomacy

An audacious roadmap for the Jordan River involves a new US$4.6 billion master plan to bring peace, understanding– and treatment plants–to the most contested...

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,...

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...