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Water and the SDGs

The world is falling short on implementing the SDGs. This gap leaves an opportunity for leadership on water – leadership that can contribute in...

Denmark’s water utility SDG agenda for change

Water and wastewater utilities in Denmark have taken a lead in the country, working to integrate the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their...

The systems imperative for SDG WASH success

There has been growing recognition in recent years that improvements in water, sanitation and hygiene provision are best secured by using a systems-based approach. Patrick...

SDG progress by making water rights real in service delivery

Experience is growing with use of specially developed guidance to overcome local misunderstandings or concern over what the human rights to water and sanitation...

Elevating the water sector’s contribution to urban living

Water industry activity can underpin creation of more livable cities, and it contributes to progress with the Sustainable Development Goals. Adam Lovell explains how...

African prospects for performance-based non-revenue water contracts

Performance-based contracts offer the potential to help African water utilities tackle non-revenue water. Jessica Ertel, Roland Liemberger and Ignacio Peña review prospects, and highlight one of...

WHO’s climate-resilient WSP progress

Rory Moses McKeown gives an insight into the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) work on climate-resilient water safety plans, including their application in Ethiopia. Plus see main article...

The climate resilience role for water safety plans

The use of water safety plans is being extended in response to the growing challenges of climate change. Kizito Masinde, Katharine Cross and Matthew Damons look at...

How can we achieve joined-up regulation to help meet the UN SDG6 water goal?

How can we achieve joined-up water regulation, connecting economic, health and environmental goals, to help meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 6? What are the...

How Africa can leapfrog the world’s stagnant water paradigm

Africa has an unprecedented opportunity to embrace widespread water innovation. IWA is poised to help catalyse this, and to share the lessons globally in...

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Water and the SDGs

The world is falling short on implementing the SDGs. This gap leaves an opportunity for leadership on water – leadership that can contribute in...

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Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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