International Water Association

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...

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....

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...

Community of practice launch for AquaRating

A community of practice for the AquaRating system for improving water utility performance has been established by IWA and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The...

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 IWA COVID-19 Task Force

Details of an important initiative harnessing the energies and expertise of the IWA network.   Given the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, IWA convened a Task...

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 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...

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...

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

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...