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Why water should take centre stage in climate discussions

By Maurice Hall The recent UN IPCC report offers stark warnings about fast-rising temperatures. San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit unsurprisingly focused on reducing emissions....

Moving from the shadows – Putting leakage management centre stage in utility operations

Leakage is a global problem that risks water security, sustainable supplies and good-quality services. Bill Kingdom outlines the measures that utilities can take to...

Water strategy: moving from risk to value creation

Will Sarni and Hugh Share on the future of corporate water stewardship.   To date, corporate water stewardship programmes have almost always been framed as an...

Nanotechnology on the agenda

Originally from Korea, Yale University Professor Jaehong Kim gave a plenary keynote at the IWA Leading Edge conference held there in May/June 2023 in...

Time to embrace your inner water steward?

Water professionals struggling with the day-to-day realities of their work can regain their spark by embracing water stewardship, writes Pernille Ingildsen, author of a...
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The need for a ‘Next Path’ on water

Professor David Sedlak shared his views on the opportunities ahead for a new approach to water in his keynote presentation to the recent IWA...

Looking ahead to the Singapore Water Convention 2022

The Water Convention, co-organised by PUB and IWA, will be at the heart of Singapore International Water Week 2022, running 17-21 April 2022. The...

Coastal reservoirs: an untapped resource?

Coastal reservoirs have the potential to harness water for coastal communities that would otherwise flow to the sea. Shu-Qing Yang and Muttucumaru Sivakumar describe...

Water – facilitating collaborative dialogues

International collaboration will be essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and this will require trusted partners to facilitate negotiations. Erika Yarrow-Soden talks to...

Cooperation and connectedness: water in a time of climate change

Academic and long-time IWA supporter Gustaf Olsson has explored water’s connections for many decades. His latest book underlines the need for a systems-based view...

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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...