International Water Association

How cities translate water’s language

By James Workman ''Well-designed ancient Incan water systems may help modern Lima cope with climate change'' Buenos Aires, Lima, São Paulo, Bogotá, Caracas. Latin America is...

Water’s resource resurrection

By James Workman Large herds of East African wildlife have little in common with urban sewage, until their immersion in water. In both cases, that medium...

Why rights unlock resilience

Water security owes less to any chosen technology than to the forces behind it. Substitute ‘dams’ with ‘desalination plants,’ ‘groundwater banks,’ ‘rainwater harvesting,’ ‘water...

The problem with experts

The International Water Association (IWA) hosts forty-nine ‘specialist groups’ through which exceptional researchers and practitioners generate cutting edge solutions. The organisation -as demonstrated throughout this magazine – seeks out...

Embracing water’s all-too-human Legacy

I grew up fascinated by water as a powerful force of nature. It felt magic, beyond the reach of my family, country, or species. Drought or flood, water...

The price of water is eternal vigilance

What is water worth? In one form or another, that question runs through this entire issue. The answer depends on who gets asked – including...

Why water insecurity is changing our profession

A new viral online application lets you calculate the odds that your career will be automated. It’s an unnervingly existential tool: type in ‘occupation’...

FEATURED STORY

What should cities do to link water security to upstream basin...

What advice would you give professionals seeking to link urban water security to upstream basin health? By Nick Michell Maria Teresa Vargas, Executive Director, Fundación Natura...

NEWS

IWMI brings in new leadership

The International Water Management Institute has appointed two new executives with broad experience in the conservation and use of transboundary rivers. Claudia W. Sadoff arrived...
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