International Water Association

Supporting innovators – the inspirers of change

Needs around water and wider issues such as sustainability and climate change demand innovation – including, but not limited to, technology. Sudhir Murthy and...

PUB’s global search for game-changing ideas

Singapore’s water utility recently selected the first solutions under its Global Innovation Challenge, and is planning its next round, writes Gurdev Singh. For PUB, Singapore’s...

Improving utility innovation uptake in the US

The Water Research Foundation has launched a new strategy that is set to boost practical demonstration of innovative technologies at the utility level. Keith...

Boosting Brazil’s water innovation ecosystem

Whether solutions are highly innovative or not, they get connected to end needs through an ecosystem of actors, all of whom need to play...

IWA leads the way on access to water knowledge

The move to full Open Access for all IWA journals this year represents a huge contribution to the sector, particularly for developing countries. By...

Fouling and scaling in seawater reverse osmosis desalination

Desalination of seawater with reverse osmosis has grown rapidly. Sergio Salinas looks at tools to address the ongoing challenge of membrane fouling.   Water use has...

Incentivising sanitation service improvements in Metro Manila through regulation

Water and sanitation in Metro Manila, in the Philippines, is making the news in the country again. Kathy Eales heard from Patrick Ty, the...

Closing the SDG access gap – the challenge of intermittent supply

With 10 years remaining on the Sustainable Development Goal clock, time is short to tackle intermittent water supply, which undermines efforts to achieve the...

Smart solutions for intermittent supply systems

Intermittent operation of water supply networks is widespread, including in sub-Saharan Africa. Edo Abraham, Joost Verbart and Jan Peter van der Hoek look at...

Intermittent supply in a rapidly growing city: the case of Kampala

Uganda’s National Water and Sewerage Corporation has been expanding supply coverage aggressively, requiring it to optimise use of intermittent water supply. Mahmood Lutaaya and...

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Supporting innovators – the inspirers of change

Needs around water and wider issues such as sustainability and climate change demand innovation – including, but not limited to, technology. Sudhir Murthy and...

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Study warning on ageing of large dams

An analysis carried out by the United Nations University has highlighted concerns around the ageing of the many thousands of large dams around the...