International Water Association

Modelling for circular and sustainable options

The IWA Water Resource Recovery Modelling Seminar, held earlier this year, showcased the latest thinking on modelling and its potential to transform water and...

Rethinking our nitrogen needs in the circular economy

The water sector can contribute to progress to a much-needed circular economy. Korneel Rabaey, Ilje Pikaar and Willy Verstraete highlight the needs and opportunities around...

IWA’s future is here, now

Following the launch of IWA’s new Connect Plus membership platform, Kala Vairavamoorthy looks at its potential to transform participation in the Association and influence...

ADB’s collaborative contracts for O&M

The Asian Development Bank is drafting an innovative contract framework to support sustainable and secure water systems for people in the Asia and Pacific...

Track, trace and target – the water sector and emerging viruses

New viruses continue to emerge and spread. Joan B Rose, Rosina Girones, Marta Rusiñol Arantegui, Veronica Beatriz Rajal, Ramiro Poma, Maronel Steyn, Bettina Genthe,...

New masters programme launched for sanitation professionals

The unemployed may complain that their ‘career is in the toilet’ but an elite young and highly-skilled workforce could transform that expression into a...

Decoding the DNA of wastewater

Per Nielsen’s research is unlocking the identity of microbial life in activated sludge and shows that understanding the functions of different bacteria can greatly optimise the...

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...

The blended finance opportunity for water investments

Innovation in financing is needed to bridge the water sector investment gap. Kathleen Dominique, of the OECD, looks at the potential of blended finance.   Water...

Turning black markets into new opportunities

The cultivation of qat, a mild narcotic which is consumed by 70 percent of Yemeni adults, is draining aquifers in a country where three...

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Toronto Water – serving the host city of the World Water...

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...

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...