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Wuhan Water’s ‘Safe Mode’ during the COVID-19 pandemic

Yifan Wang and Wenxin Qu of Wuhan Water Group Company Limited present the utility's 'Safe Mode' for water treatment plant operation during the COVID-19...

Turning the tide on urban sanitation

In the previous issue, members of the Advisory Board of IWA’s Inclusive Urban Sanitation initiative set out their perspectives. Juliet Willetts picks up the...

Sanitation: time for a change of tactics

A focus on conventional, centralised systems has failed to deliver adequate access to sanitation. Kala Vairavamoorthy makes the case for a change of tactics. The...

Selenium and the search for added value

Selenium is set to become of increasing importance, meaning research into treatment needs to connect with potential end uses to build value chains. Keith...

Mobile DMA testing supports Ontario’s water loss management

Water loss management practices are not yet widespread in North America, but continue to take hold, and the connection between water loss and energy...

Frackanomics: Why markets ensure oil and water can mix

By Timothy Fitzgerald* Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, as it is commonly known, is a divisive and controversial issue, in large part because of its perceived effects...

How utilities can adapt cap and trade for water security

By Newsha Ajami   In 1990, the US established the world’s first ever pollution trading system, popularised as “cap and trade.” Governments sought a new way...

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...

WHO’s climate-resilient WSP progress

Rory Moses McKeown gives an insight into the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) work on climate-resilient water safety plans, including their application in Ethiopia. Plus see main article...

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...

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...