International Water Association

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...
Tom Mollenkopf IWA President

Giving water a voice

The UN 2023 Water Conference held on 22-24 March 2023 gave cause for both optimism and trepidation. Optimism because it represented an opportunity for...

IWA India Chapter launch to lead growth and knowledge exchange

A new IWA India Chapter has been established to support the growth of IWA membership within the country, and to contribute to the exchange...
Tom Mollenkopf IWA President

Vive la différence

In December, well over 1000 delegates from around the globe came together for IWA’s seventh Water and Development Congress & Exhibition in Kigali, Rwanda....
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 –...

Inauguration of the Nanjing IWA Global Operations Hub

The new IWA Global Operations Hub in Nanjing, China was inaugurated at the start of June in a special ceremony, marking an important 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...

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...

Science, people, and Ikigai

On 9 August this year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2021:...

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....

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...