International Water Association

Trading agriculture’s most valuable asset

How private equity and water markets are forging new links between farm and city By Martin Doyle   Vince Vasquez spends an inordinate amount of time crisscrossing...

How to fill the non-sewered sanitation skills gap

The Source asked a global panel of experts: ‘How can the water sector respond to the skills gap that must be filled if we...
Peter Yolles, founder of WaterSmart Software, Inc.

Overcoming the FEAR factor can drive innovation

By Peter Yolles For decades, water utilities have confronted rising costs and increasingly variable supplies with slow adoption of new technologies, practices, and behaviour. While...

Why loss calculations must include opportunity costs

Some degree of leakage is inevitable but most non-revenue water discussions focus only on immediate physical losses within a utility’s distribution and billing. What...

New web tool launched to track surface water

A new Deltares Aqua Monitor tool empowers anyone with a web browser to observe water’s constantly shifting courses, and respond accordingly to what satellites...

The sewer and drainage sector shift

Changing demands on sewer and drainage systems imply changes for the professionals who work in this sector. Jeroen Langeveld spoke to The Source. Professionals working...

How the Rainbow Nation dried up

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

The productivity proposition of digitalisation

Al Cho of Xylem on the water opportunities open with proven digital technologies For water and wastewater utilities, the opportunities presented by digitalisation should be viewed...

H2O minus CO2: How mitigation and money savings are driving emissions-free desalination

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

Why Arab governments must adopt a holistic approach to the human right to water

By Mohamad Tawfik   Water scarcity may have become a global issue but the water demand- supply gap is most gaping, intense, and complex across the...

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Utility insights into nature-based options

Utilities around the world have shown that nature-based approaches can be justified economically and deliver wider benefits when compared to traditional infrastructure. The Source...

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EEA highlights circular economy upscaling opportunity

A new European Environment Agency report, Circular economy in Europe: insights on progress and prospects, has found that circular economy initiatives in Europe would...
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