International Water Association

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...

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...

The linear to circular shift for wastewater in Latin America

Daniel Nolasco, Diego Rodriguez, Hector Serrano, Anna Delgado and Gustavo Saltiel outline the opportunities for sustainable wastewater measures in Latin America and the Caribbean.   Statistics...

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...

Prospects and promise at the leading edge

With IWA’s Leading Edge Technologies Conference taking place in Reno, Nevada, early next year, The Source spoke with conference president Professor Bruce Rittmann.   The innovation...

Quebec’s Canadian water efficiency first

The Canadian province of Quebec is making progress with its ambitious new water efficiency strategy, supporting loss reduction across some 800 municipalities.   The Canadian province...

Treatment wetlands as a multi-benefit nature-based solution

Wetland-based treatment is continuing to evolve as a sustainable means of improving water quality. Gabriela Dotro, Carlos Arias and Günter Langergraber review progress, the...

Chile’s urban 2030 Water and Sanitation Agenda

A multi-sectoral process led by utility regulator SISS over the past two years has resulted in an ambitious urban water agenda to guide Chile...

FEATURED STORY

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...

NEWS

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...