International Water Association
Thursday, June 29, 2017

 By Declan Hearne* A s the sixth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG6) gives us 15 years to achieve and maintain universal access to water, it’s easy to...

The official mention of water resources in terms of adaptation in the Outcomes document of the COP22 meeting and the realisation that the implementation...

Can South Africa regain its adaptive capacity after suffering its biggest ever drought? By Tony Turton* S outh Africa holds a unique place in the international water...

Resilience champion Johan Rockström says we need a mind shift by water professionals if we are to avoid a global disaster By James Workman T he World...

Pressure from worldwide population growth is placing increasing demand on phosphorus supply and production but resources are not limitless and no synthetic substitute exists....

Water-related data is transforming the high-stakes metrics of adaptation By Ilyse Veron* N ew York City’s Carnegie Hall attracts the world’s top musicians but last October, an...

How a US landlocked desert city is strategically storing water to drought-proof the future By Amy McCoy* T he US state of Arizona is acutely aware of...

Australia’s experience shows how water markets can provide a useful response to escalating drought, if governments clearly define allocations in advance and ensure all...

Mandela’s least known legacy may be his Working for Water programme, which employs thousands of marginalised people to clear invasive plant species, securing precious water...

Much as aquaculture has eclipsed wild fisheries, salt-tolerant plants could close the gap between escalating hunger and limited freshwater supplies By James Workman T he ancients annihilated...

Rainwater harvesting, once seen as a quaint tradition of the rural poor, is growing in stature and scale, driven by urban demand, new mandates,...

By Bill Hinchberger* C onsider the catch-22 for Pacific islanders. They lack sufficient freshwater to meet growing demand. While desalination could boost supply, each plant’s energy-intensive...

By Michael Campana W hen I was eight, wandering my suburban Long Island, New York neighbourhood, I noticed large areas surrounded by chain-link fences with culverts...

Per Nielsen’s research is unlocking the identity of microbial life in activated sludge and shows that understanding the functions of different bacteria can greatly optimise the...

COVER STORY

 By Declan Hearne* A s the sixth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG6) gives us 15 years to achieve and maintain universal access to water, it’s easy to...

NEWS

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a loan agreement of US$86.41 million for the extension of the Pehur...

At the International Water Association’s ‘Embrace the Water’ conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, Helle Søholt, CEO of Gehl, highlighted how water can benefit public life...

The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association have announced the finalists in the Water Utility Energy Challenge (WUEC), a programme that...

A wave energy converter, produced by technology company Wello, has successfully generated electricity into the national grid off the west coast of Orkney, Scotland. Tidal...
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