International Water Association

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...

According to new research by the International Water Association, the shortage of skilled labour in water can be addressed by a more diverse policy of...

From African wells to Silicon Valley workshops, female networks are mobilising to solve urgent water problems by sharing knowledge, opening doors, mentoring youth, raising money, and...

Beyond traditional career paths in government, academia or NGOs, a new field is opening up in response to escalating exposure to water risks. The private...

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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...

NEWS

Danone and ​Nestlé ​Waters, the ​world’s ​two largest ​bottled water ​companies, have ​joined forces ​with Origin ​Materials, a ​startup based ​in California, to ​form...

Four cities are developing a user-driven Digital Social Platform (DSP) to share knowledge and experience of water related issues such as scarcity, security, quality,...

The EU is to increase support to the crises in South Sudan, Somalia and its neighbouring countries, through a support package of €165 million...

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and SUEZ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop brownfield and...

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