International Water Association

IWA and the global water opportunity

The late US President John F Kennedy is quoted as saying that, “when written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters....

The wisdom of taxi drivers

Many years ago, I was in Perth, Western Australia, on business. Perth has often been described as the ‘canary in the coalmine’ when it...
Tom Mollenkopf IWA President

Foundations for success

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” is a famous quote by management consultant and writer Peter Drucker. He didn’t mean that strategy was unimportant –...

Student opportunity at IWA’s Copenhagen Congress

The World Water Camp is a unique opportunity for students that will take place at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Copenhagen...

Handing over with IWA having reached new heights

After more or less five years as President of IWA, this is my final article for The Source in that role. As I reflect on...

Introducing IWA’s Connect Plus networking and knowledge platform

The International Water Association’s new membership platform, Connect Plus, went live on 17 January. A suite of exciting features, including powerful networking tools and...

But wait…there’s more

It was a long time coming, but it was certainly worth the wait. Our Copenhagen World Water Congress & Exhibition was everything I had...

IWA COVID-19 Task Force launches utility survey

The IWA COVID-19 Task Force has launched a survey to gather the experiences of utilities during the pandemic to help it develop guidance for...

IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2019

Sri Lanka event provides an outstanding platform for water and development progress. Billed as the largest water event in southern Asia this year, the IWA Water and...

No time to COP out

For those in a corporate environment, the difficulties of implementing change are well known. In some cases, resistance to change is because we are...

FEATURED STORY

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...