International Water Association

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...

People power – how collaboration is the route to innovation

The UK’s Cranfield University is helping to organise this year’s IWA Leading Edge Technologies conference. Keith Hayward spoke with Dr Ana Soares about the...

India’s progress with industrial water reuse projects

A new water reuse project in the Indian city of Chennai, to supply the automotive sector with water derived from municipal sewage, highlights the...

RESCCUE: a European model for urban climate change resilience planning

Many cities are working towards resilience to better cope with shocks such as those caused by climate change. Marc Velasco, Beniamino Russo, Montse Martínez,...

The German case for energy efficiency in groundwater collection

Energy efficiency offers water suppliers the prospect of much-needed reductions in energy costs and carbon emissions. But it is a different matter to identify...

Integrating drinking water quality monitoring into the digital future of utilities

Real-time monitoring of the microbiological quality of drinking water is opening up new possibilities for water suppliers. Meanwhile, enhanced data capabilities are transforming utility...
Claudia Sadoff (© IWA / Nuno Augusto)

Integrated water management for all

How to cope with multiple and competing uses of water is a defining issue of our time. The concept of integrated water resources management...
Perth, Western Australia, one of the cities participating in the water sensitive cities project (© Bruce Aspley / iStock)

Realising the vision of a water sensitive city

Six cities around Australia have developed collaborative visions of what a water sensitive future looks like for them and are now working to implement these....

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...

FEATURED STORY

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...

NEWS

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...
X

Stay connected to The Source.

Subscribe to stay connected to the latest developments in the water sector and receive exclusive content from The Source.