International Water Association

South Africa’s lead on mainstreaming non-sewered sanitation

South Africa’s efforts to scale-up access to sanitation through non-sewered approaches looks beyond technology to the enabling of a new sanitation services market, writes...

The role for sensors in nature-based stormwater control

With nature-based stormwater systems gaining greater acceptance, the need for long-term maintenance grows. Jac van Tuijn hears from Frédéric Cherqui about the potential role...

China’s sustainable Concept wastewater treatment plant progress

An expert committee has led development of an advanced sustainable wastewater treatment plant concept. Han-Qing Yu, Hongchen Wang and Jun Chen report on progress,...

Unlocking the biological heart of sewage treatment

Biological processes have long provided the living heart of sewage treatment. Keith Hayward spoke to co-editors of the second edition of Biological Wastewater Treatment,...

The role of innovation in European policy implementation

The EU’s ambitious policies present bright prospects for the continent’s water technology sector. Keith Hayward spoke to Dr Wim van Vierssen, Vice-President Innovation for...

A call for coherence in water innovation

Does the need for innovation in the water sector imply a need for a certain type of innovation? Keith Hayward heard from Professor Cees...

Innovation on the water agenda in the UK

Innovation is rising up the water agenda in the UK, including two new competitions launched by Ofwat, the sectorís economic regulator in England and...

Sensors shed light on combined sewer overflows

Combined sewer overflows are a challenge in urban water management. Work in Berlin and Sofia is harnessing digital technologies so that utilities can better...

Mobile DMA testing supports Ontario’s water loss management

Water loss management practices are not yet widespread in North America, but continue to take hold, and the connection between water loss and energy...

Adapting the urban model for rural supply

At the end of 2019, the government of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara, a region of southwest Georgia in the Southern Caucasus, and a...

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A global repository for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater data

To progress the contribution of wastewater surveillance of the COVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2, a group of international partners have established a global collaborative repository for...

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DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...