International Water Association

Water security requires the removal of subsidies

By Stella Thomas* Shrouded in an abaya, my first sight of Saudi Arabia in 2009 revealed desert extravagance. From the sands sprouted a flourishing garden...

Advice from on high

Islamic and Catholic leaders have made pronouncements on the right to clean water with a powerful ethical message to billions of followers. How should...

Time to make the bureaucrats accountable

We need proper incentives and accountability if we expect managers to deliver on the new water development goal By David Zetland* The UN has descended from...

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...
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