International Water Association

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...

South Africa’s success with onsite sanitation social franchising

Kevin Wall, Oliver Ive and Jay Bhagwan explain the progress made in developing and applying social franchising to maintain onsite sanitation systems in homes and schools...

Going with the social franchising flow

Jay Bhagwan, chair of IWA’s Specialist Group on Non-sewered Sanitation, gives the background to and looks at the prospects for South Africa’s use of...

Mobile signals the way for digital opportunities

George Bauer and Akanksha Sharma of the GSMA highlight the water opportunities with mobile communications “There are several channels through which mobile technology can impact...

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...

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...

Plotting a path to a digital water future

Water utilities face a challenge to make the most of the increasing opportunities offered by digital technologies. Here we review a new report produced...

Progress on the path to reinventing the toilet

The UK’s Cranfield University took up the Gates Foundation’s Reinvent The Toilet challenge in 2012. From that has come a self-contained, waterless solution, which...

FEATURED STORY

The need for a mindset change on intermittent supply

Perspectives A panel responds to questions posed by Bambos Charalambous, Chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply   Why must tackling intermittent water supply...

NEWS

WHO microplastic update calls for health impact research

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a report on the potential human health risks associated with exposure to microplastics in the environment, which...
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