International Water Association

The disruptive opportunity for mainstreaming urine recycling

Decentralised sanitation systems based on source separation and urine recycling can contribute much to the existing wastewater regime. Prithvi Simha and Bjorn Vinnerås show...

Standards of acceptability for shared urban sanitation

A lack of quality standards means shared sanitation is regarded as a limited solution, despite the great contribution it can make. Recent policy briefs...

Selenium and the search for added value

Selenium is set to become of increasing importance, meaning research into treatment needs to connect with potential end uses to build value chains. Keith...

Integrating nature-based solutions into wastewater treatment

The potential of nature-based solutions is increasingly being recognised. Katharine Cross reviews practical experience of integrating these approaches into wastewater treatment. Nature-based solutions (NbS), as...

High-throughput in vitro bioassays to assure water quality

Bioassays complement instrumental analysis in water quality monitoring to ensure we do not overlook any components in the chemical cocktail. Beate Escher, Peta Neale...

Development of direct potable reuse regulations in California

Given the pressures on water resources that it faces, California has been a leader in water reuse. Jeff Mosher outlines how the state is...

The Rainfall Independent Supplies agenda for Australian cities

Australia’s dry climate means water reuse has become increasingly important. Stuart Khan looks at its role in city ambitions for Rainfall Independent Supplies. The Australian...

Towards the new era of water reuse in China

China has been expanding water reuse over the past few decades. Hong-Ying Hu, Zhuo Chen, Shuran Hao and Yinhu Wu chart the progress and...

Aiding the flow of the digital water transformation

To contribute to sector progress with digitalisation, the Global Water Research Coalition has released a report drawing on cases from around the world. The...

Urban anti-fragility: the water sector beyond resilience

As water professionals face climate chaos, infrastructure solutions must go beyond resilience, argues Kala Vairavamoorthy. They must become anti-fragile, with systems growing cleaner and...

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Unlocking the confluence of diverse people, energy, and ideas

Kala Vairavamoorthy explains how greater efforts to extend geographic diversity will allow IWA to expand its influence and contribute more fully to progress on...

NEWS

EEA cites climate losses across member states

A new briefing from the European Environment Agency (EEA), utilising two database data sources – CATDAT (RiskLayer GmbH) and NatCatSERVICE (Munich Re GmbH) –...