International Water Association

Peter Joo Hee Ng, Chief Executive of PUB, Singapore’s national water agency

A combination of maximising rainwater collection, along with intensive water reuse and use of desalination, has made Singapore a global leader as far as...

Setting the agenda for the High-Level Panel

Nick Michell spoke to leading water experts attending World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, about the future for the United Nations and World Bank...

How will the UN measure and monitor the Sustainable Development Goal 6 for Water...

*First interview in Aqua-Statisticians: A five part series To answer that question, The Source turned to the people behind the numbers at FAO-AQUASTAT, which for...

Development, Dams and Data Displays

How reliable, verifiable information impacts global decisions *Third interview in Aqua-Statisticians: A five part series Marisha Wojciechowska-Shibuya: How has AQUASTAT data shaped public policy-making? Karen Frenken: AQUASTAT numbers are...

How a new prepayment system is connecting piped water to the urban poor

Jonathan Andrews spoke to Grégoire Landel, CEO and Founder of CityTaps–one of the New Cities Foundation‘s Global Urban Innovators–about how his new prepayment service...

Oded Distel, Head of New Tech Program, Ministry of Economy, and Director of Foreign...

Oded Distel, Head of New Tech Program, Ministry of Economy, and Director of Foreign Investments and Eco Systems, Invest in Israel Israel excels in managing water...

Bringing Order from Statistical Overload

Information experts harness rising flood of accessible water data *Fourth interview in Aqua-Statisticians: A five part series Marisha Wojciechowska-Shibuya: Given universal access to satellite technology and...

Vetting and Validation

The Exacting Demands of Precise Water Statistics *Second in Aqua-Statisticians: A five part series Marisha Wojciechowska-Shibuya: Walk us through how a specific and significant data point...

Corroded pipes, eroded trust: the lessons from the failures in Flint

The lead poisoning of residents through the municipal water system in Flint, in Michigan state in the United States, aroused shock, anger and disbelief but...

Dr Hazim El-Naser – Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan

Jonathan Andrews met with Dr Hazim El-Naser, Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan, to discuss the impact of the Syrian crisis on his country’s...

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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