International Water Association

International: Bill Gates’ poo machine up and running in Dakar

In a blog update, Bill Gates has revealed that the Janicki Omni Processer (JOP), from which he drank a glass of water earlier in...

LA uses plastic balls to protect reservoir

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, has released the final batch of ‘shade balls’ onto the surface of the Los Angeles Reservoir, marking completion...

Bolivia: Bolivia to improve water, sanitation and irrigation services

Bolivia will reform its public policies to improve the coverage and management of irrigation, potable water and sanitation services with a US$90 million loan from the Inter-American Development...

International: New initiative to support business action on SDG6

On World Water Day, 11 leading organisations introduced a new initiative called WASH4Work, aimed at mobilising greater business action to address water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) challenges in...

Development Bank establishes new fund for African urban sanitation

The African Development Bank has established the first African Urban Sanitation Investment Fund (AUSIF) to leverage public and private sector investment to support innovation...

Beyoncé works with UNICEF to bring safe water to Burundi

Global entertainer, Beyoncé, has teamed up with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to launch BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, a multi-year partnership to provide safe water to...

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...