International Water Association

By Roland Liemberger* Predicting the future is a risky business. From technological innovation to climate change, and everything in between, the world around us seems to...

By Moo Young Han* Two prime assets of any country are land and water. The list of assets related to water includes visible water (river water,...

By Hong Li* The water crisis remains one of the top five global risks, according to the recently published World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2017....

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...

By Marie Rødsten Sagen* As the sun sets over the lush fields in the Indian city of Kolkata, it suddenly dawns upon me: this is the...

By Ger Bergkamp* Water continues to rank high on the World Economic Forum’s risk ladder. The water crisis, together with extreme weather events, natural disasters, and...

By Andrea Erickson* The journey of our water from source to tap is long, and not one we think much about. For most of us,...

By Hong Li* The water sector finds itself facing unprecedented challenges. The World Economic Forum has placed water at the top of its global risks...

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...

By Lisa Andrews* I recently worked on developing the Dakar City Water Story as part of the IWA’s Cities of the Future Programme. Learning about Dakar’s well-established urban...

By Regina Souter* The importance of ensuring everyone has access to sustainable clean water, safe sanitation, and is able to practice safe hygiene (or WASH...

By Tom Williams* Rapid urbanisation is one of the greatest demographic shifts humanity has ever experienced, with the biggest impacts being felt by cities in...

By Ger Bergkamp, IWA Executive Director The new round of climate change negotiations that took place at the COP22 in Morocco last week brought a new...

By Tom Williams* Two years ago, humanity passed a critical threshold. For the first time in human history more people lived in cities and urban...

COVER STORY

Resilience champion Johan Rockström says we need a mind shift by water professionals if we are to avoid a global disaster By James Workman T he World...

NEWS

Danone and ​Nestlé ​Waters, the ​world’s ​two largest ​bottled water ​companies, have ​joined forces ​with Origin ​Materials, a ​startup based ​in California, to ​form...

Four cities are developing a user-driven Digital Social Platform (DSP) to share knowledge and experience of water related issues such as scarcity, security, quality,...

The EU is to increase support to the crises in South Sudan, Somalia and its neighbouring countries, through a support package of €165 million...

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and SUEZ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop brownfield and...

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