International Water Association

Why slow and steady wins the race when it comes to groundwater sampling

Mike White, Territory Manager at Geotech, part of QED Environmental Systems, shares his thoughts on why he believes the groundwater industry will start to...

Phosphorus recovery and reuse from wastewater

By Prof. Hisao Ohtake Phosphorus (P) is essential to human life and vital for food production. It is the critical building block of DNA, cell membrane...

What do private companies look for in a performance-based non-revenue water project?

By Jemima Sy Recent estimates place global annual non-revenue water (NRW), i.e. water produced but not billed because of commercial or physical losses, at 126...

Beyond urban water security: the vulnerability of intermittent water supplies

By Hassan Aboelnga Many cities today are at risk of running out of water, with water availability now cited as one of the greatest risks...

Shifting values towards conservation

By Devon Hardy We live in a world in which everything has an economic value. Our time is measured in opportunity cost, our value to...

Blockchain: the final drop in the wave of digital water disruption – Part 2

By Emma Weisbord In Part 1 of this series, the fundamentals of blockchain were explained to provide a basis of understanding of this new technology...

Bring on the floods: how water professionals can help make cities resilient

By Bruce Beck ‘Engineering resilience’. The phrase was coined by an ecologist to signal something inferior, something not wanted — the constancy of timber production...

What will be the leading edge water solutions of the 21st century?

By Hong Li, Science & Technology, and Specialist Groups Manager at IWA Throughout history, securing a reliable and safe water supply, and dealing with wastewater, have been...

In developing countries, increased financing for water utilities is the only way to achieve...

By David Omolo One of the very first things that struck me when I came to the Netherlands, was how inconsequential drinking water was for...

Letting go of the need to know: an important water-wise principle

By Stuart Waters, Managing Director, Twyfords I have been interested to read the IWA Principles for Water Wise Cities, designed to help leaders deliver safer...

FEATURED STORY

How collaboration with residents is shaping a smart approach to water

Seed funds were used to clean up Skanderborg's lake and have led to a new citizen-centric approach to water use and conservation. By Rune Kier...

NEWS

FAO links water pollution to agricultural practices

Water pollution resulting from the expansion of irrigation, livestock treatment, fertiliser and pesticide use is damaging human and environmental wellbeing, argues a new report...
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