International Water Association

Why loss calculations must include opportunity costs

Some degree of leakage is inevitable but most non-revenue water discussions focus only on immediate physical losses within a utility’s distribution and billing. What...

The value of 24/7 water

Five hundred million people in South Asia still do not have access to a permanent water supply. James Workman highlights how three Indian cities...

Tiny particles with mega impacts

In India, a research scientist and his team are manipulating invisible matter in ways that could quietly disrupt the global water purification industry By James...

Turning black markets into new opportunities

The cultivation of qat, a mild narcotic which is consumed by 70 percent of Yemeni adults, is draining aquifers in a country where three...

Healing the wounds of conflict through water diplomacy

An audacious roadmap for the Jordan River involves a new US$4.6 billion master plan to bring peace, understanding– and treatment plants–to the most contested...

Cities take the lead on mitigation

The COP21 meeting in Paris is an opportunity for city governments and water professionals to highlight the role of practical interventions in combatting greenhouse...

A new path to peace: the Red Sea-Dead Sea conveyance

As Jordan, Israel and Palestine move forward with the Red Sea-Dead Sea water conveyance project–the first major peace process project since the 1994 Peace...

FEATURED STORY

Investing in SDG 6: A vital confluence of natural, human, and...

By Kala Vairavamoorthy   At any given moment, day and night, a quarter of a million people are aloft, jetting at 800 km/h at an altitude...

NEWS

Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...
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