International Water Association

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...

By Simone De Kleermaeker* Water management is increasingly challenged by pressures such as population growth, sea level rise and climate change. Given the uncertainties about the...

By Sarah Ann Wheeler* How best should water professionals confront scarcity? Professional backgrounds tend to predetermine one answer and often seek a silver bullet as the solution. Engineers...

In September 2015 world leaders adopted an ambitious and challenging agenda for sustainable development: 17 goals and 169 targets to be achieved by 2030...

Australia has a long history of frequent droughts and consequently, much of its water management has been geared to coping with drought and its...

The IWA has developed a manual for practitioners to explain what service providers, municipalities and other sector professionals need to do in order to realise...

A Presidential prognosis on how each frames rivers and water in the global development agenda By Laura Turley Water and development professionals may wonder What U.S....

COVER STORY

Pressure from worldwide population growth is placing increasing demand on phosphorus supply and production but resources are not limitless and no synthetic substitute exists....

NEWS

Twelve projects have been announced as the Water Window Challenge Winners, and will share a US$10 million competition pool to tackle flooding in some...

Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a...

The UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI, Cap-Net, Redica and WaterLex, have launched a manual that brings together two fields that, until recently, have...

The US Environmental Protection Agency has released a plan to increase the reliability of the country’s drinking water, following several incidents including the well-publicised...

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