International Water Association

Perspectives… on prospects for Latin America’s water and sanitation

IWA’s increasing activity in the Latin America region, supported by the the IWA Secretariat's work on water policy and regulation, has included working with...

Low energy desalination: the microbial opportunity

Jac van Tuijn talks to Sergio Salinas about prospects for use of microbial desalination cells, the focus of a book published by IWA Publishing. While...
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The rise of digital water

How and why digitalisation can revolutionise the 21st century utility. By Kala Vairavamoorthy and Will Sarni. Global water utilities are about to discover – as...

How to make your city water-wise

The Source puts the IWA’s new urban principles to the test Water visions precede action. Yet it’s easy to offer “building blocks” to plan...

Learning lessons on resilient infrastructure interdependencies

With climate change now a prominent issue across different sectors, water has to be seen jointly as one of a number of critical infrastructures....

Unlocking the role of water reuse

The 13th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse, held in Chennai, India, in January, saw leading experts in water reclamation and reuse...

The climate resilience role for water safety plans

The use of water safety plans is being extended in response to the growing challenges of climate change. Kizito Masinde, Katharine Cross and Matthew Damons look at...

The Rainfall Independent Supplies agenda for Australian cities

Australia’s dry climate means water reuse has become increasingly important. Stuart Khan looks at its role in city ambitions for Rainfall Independent Supplies. The Australian...

Integrating nature-based solutions into wastewater treatment

The potential of nature-based solutions is increasingly being recognised. Katharine Cross reviews practical experience of integrating these approaches into wastewater treatment. Nature-based solutions (NbS), as...

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...

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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...