International Water Association

Science & Technology

The Source aspires to provide the curious water professional with the best tools that broaden our understanding of the source of life. No tool is sharper than scientific research. This page distils and offers a sample of key articles, selected by editors of the International Water Association’s specialty journals, and peer reviewed by experts in each field

Tracking changes in the optical properties and molecular composition of dissolved organic matter during drinking water production By E.E. Lavonen, D.N. Kothawala, L.J. Tranvik, M....

Interaction between the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Orleans Levee Board preceding the drainage canal wall failures and catastrophic flooding of New...

An enquiry into the place of systems analysis in the politics of water and the environment By J. Philip O’Kane Over the last fifty years, economic...

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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