International Water Association

Sewer monitoring to track COVID-19 in developing countries: a case study in Brazil

A project in Belo Horizonte aims to ensure wastewater monitoring for the SARS-CoV-2 virus covers vulnerable communities, offering lessons for developing countries.   The first patient...

The regulator’s view of COVID-19 in Europe

Professor Andrea Guerrini, Board Member of the Italian regulator ARERA and President of the Association of European Water Regulators (WAREG), provides a regulatory perspective...

COVID-19: an opportunity to recover better

The water sector has found itself caught up in the current pandemic in many ways. Our responses can help shape a more resilient future...

The global water science challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic

The unprecedented reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic has included a remarkable response from the water science community in a race to fill knowledge gaps....

Racing the pandemic: realising wastewater monitoring’s potential

Wastewater monitoring looks set to bring extra speed and accuracy to public health measures to trace the spread of COVID-19 and, ultimately, contribute to...

Developing the digital water toolbox

Digital technologies are reshaping the water sector, and the implications and opportunities around this are the focus of this year’s IWA Digital Water Summit....

Needs and opportunities for water and sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Latin America and Caribbean region still faces significant gaps in water supply and sanitation provision. Kala Vairavamoorthy and Daniel Nolasco outline some of...

Brazilian boost for a circular sanitation paradigm shift

A Brazilian initiative is developing the circular economy model for sewage treatment, using anaerobic technology in an approach that will help developing countries achieve...

Viewpoint: disrupting water supply and sanitation in Latin America

Pablo Bereciartua on water utility innovation and the opportunities to break from traditional approaches. Latin America is home to more than 600 million people. Countries...

Perspectives… on prospects for Latin America’s water and sanitation

IWA’s increasing activity in the Latin America region, supported by the the IWA Secretariat's work on water policy and regulation, has included working with...

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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...

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Global warning on biodiversity

The fifth edition of the UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook report, published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), warns that action on biodiversity is...