International Water Association

Five smart ways to engage water communities

By Juliet Ellis Whether it is climate change adaptation, water quality protection, or investing in ageing infrastructure, water sector professionals face new and evolving challenges...

Time for change on intermittent water supply

 Bambos Charalambous, chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply, highlights the need for action on non-continuous supplies, reflecting the “leave no...

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...
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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...

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...

Pioneering the path to non-sewered sanitation

With IWA’s first conference on non-sewered sanitation taking place later this year, Jay Bhagwan, chair of the Specialist Group on this topic, highlights the...

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...

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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...