International Water Association

Industry needs more guidance to achieve SDG6, says new report

Greater collaboration between companies and the WASH community is needed to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6–water and sanitation for all–, says a new...

Experts address water’s hidden numbers

Two IWA Specialist Groups met in Livorno, Italy to approach water infrastructure problems through the lens of economics, statistics, finance, and asset management. The joint...

Scottish Water launches digital partnership with Atos

A digital partnership to innovate Scotland's water supply and wastewater management has been launched by Scottish Water, Capgemini and Atos. The three partners will work...

International: Heineken reduces water use

Global brewer, Heineken, has outlined progress towards achieving its Brewing a Better World 2020 commitments including reducing specific water consumption in its breweries. The figures were released in the...

International: World Business Council updates global water tool

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released an updated version of the general Global Water Tool (GWT) with some of the...

Markets-based approach to help solve global water scarcity

Using creative impact investing solutions can help alleviate water scarcity, restore ecosystems, support farmers and drive sustainable water management, says a new report by...

Brazil: New water loan eliminates foreign exchange fluctuations

The water company, Aegea, has received the first disbursement of its loan approved under the Brazilian Reais Local Currency Initiative that aims to eliminate foreign exchange risk exposure...

IWA Fellows win Stockholm water prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht have been named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for “revolutionising water and wastewater treatment”. Fellows of the...

United Kingdom: Dairy industry cuts water use

Dairy processors have achieved a 15 percent reduction in relative water consumption since 2008, Dairy UK has revealed in its 2015 Dairy Roadmap. In...

International: New guide to bring integrity to companies’ water stewardship

The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, has announced the first comprehensive guide on forming multistakeholder water stewardship initiatives to boost integrity. Launched at...

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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...

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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...