International Water Association

Insurers face the music

Water-related data is transforming the high-stakes metrics of adaptation By Ilyse Veron* New York City’s Carnegie Hall attracts the world’s top musicians but last October, an...

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...

Why Arab governments must adopt a holistic approach to the human right to water

By Mohamad Tawfik   Water scarcity may have become a global issue but the water demand- supply gap is most gaping, intense, and complex across the...

Climate change: the utility groundwater role in supply security

A changing climate means groundwater is vital to water supply security. Stephen Foster, Julia Gathu, Michael Eicholz and Ricardo Hirata report on progress with...

Climate smart utilities and the pipe to power push

Climate change demands that utilities do more on mitigation, with a push to carbon neutrality, and on adaptation. As IWA launches its Climate Smart Utilities...

Viewpoint: the next 10 years of water and sanitation in LAC

With the deadline for the SDGs a decade away, Sergio Campos, chief of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Water and Sanitation Division, reviews the priority...

Trading agriculture’s most valuable asset

How private equity and water markets are forging new links between farm and city By Martin Doyle   Vince Vasquez spends an inordinate amount of time crisscrossing...

Time for utilities to embrace decentralisation

Decentralised infrastructure can contribute to resilience – and water and wastewater utilities should engage with this potential, Dr Lynn Broaddus told The Source.   Applications for...

Saline solutions: closing the gap between hunger and limited freshwater supplies

Much as aquaculture has eclipsed wild fisheries, salt-tolerant plants could close the gap between escalating hunger and limited freshwater supplies By James Workman The ancients annihilated...

How to make your city water-wise

The Source puts the IWA’s new urban principles to the test Water visions precede action. Yet it’s easy to offer “building blocks” to plan...

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Redefining water infrastructure to build back better

COVID-19 recovery presents the water sector with an opportunity. Kala Vairavamoorthy looks at the how, who and where of ‘building back better’, and the...

NEWS

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...