International Water Association

Middle East: GE unveils white paper on water resource management

At the World Future Energy Summit 2016, General Electric (GE) unveiled a white paper on the opportunities and risks associated with the energy and...

Under pressure: the failure of utilities to tackle water loss

By James Workman Shortly after arriving in the Philippines in his role as project manager with water consultants Miya, Roland Liemberger took an unnecessary risk that...

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

Trust in water markets must be earned

Risks and externalities demand careful and inclusive design By Nell Green Nylen and Michael Kiparsky With markets increasingly viewed as a preferred (or even the only)...

NEWS

EEA cautions on European water prospects

The European Environment Agency’s latest annual indicator report shows that the European Union is continuing to fall short of achieving several of its environmental...
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