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What do private companies look for in a performance-based non-revenue water project?

By Jemima Sy Recent estimates place global annual non-revenue water (NRW), i.e. water produced but not billed because of commercial or physical losses, at 126...

Water and sanitation companies must be socially responsible

By Marco Antonio Cevallos* The Public Water and Sanitation Company of Quito, EPMAPS Agua de Quito, has been providing water and sanitation services to Ecuador’s capital...

The importance of networks

By Karen Delfau* Water managers across the globe, by the nature of our profession, face daily challenges and draw upon our own knowledge and experience to...

Community management of drinking water and sanitation in rural Chile

By Guillermo Saavedra* In Chile, approximately 1,700 community organisations supply water to 13 percent of the Chilean population in rural areas. They are non-profit organisations...

Turn utility risks into enterprise resiliency

By Heather Smith* The desire for resilient water systems is fast becoming a keystone of utility governance. In 2016, an influential US consortium published “Taking the Next...

Framing a multi-stakeholder approach to water security

By Declan Hearne and Pablo Orams* What role do corporate actors have in tackling water security issues and working towards the global development agenda more...

Advance the New Normal, exploring water-energy-waste partnerships

Suvritha Ramphal, IWA Emerging Water Leader & Programme Officer Royal Danish Embassy South Africa The “new normal”, as anyone working in the water sector over...

Building a roadmap for a smart city

By Jedrzej Bylka* Few people will remember 1936 as a year of transformational change for water management, yet it marked a departure point from the traditional...

Domestic Insecurity: The next US President inherits a nation with troubled waters

Droughts. Deluge. Hurricanes. Mudslides. Ice Storms. Americans are getting to know extreme hydrological events. Republican’s nominated Donald Trump and Democrats chose Hillary Clinton, but...

What leaks reveal

By James Workman Government and business are increasingly obsessed with information leaks. The tech company Apple fears leaks about products and labour practices have damaged its...

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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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