International Water Association

Unpacking “public participation”

By Miharu Hirano* A few years ago I saw the CEO of an Australian water utility talk about managing water supply in a period of...

WASH infrastructure without behaviour change isn’t WASH!

By Regina Souter* The importance of ensuring everyone has access to sustainable clean water, safe sanitation, and is able to practice safe hygiene (or WASH...

New tools vs. old truths

How many times did you hear from your elders: ‘When I was your age, I didn’t have a (fill in the blank) to do my...

How big is the distributed energy opportunity for water and wastewater utilities?

By Steven Kenway* Energy costs for water utilities are large, and growing Energy is a significant cost for many water utilities, and costs are growing as...

Maximising financing for achieving the SDG ambition on water

By Guangzhe Chen* Since 1990 an additional 2.1 billion people worldwide gained access to improved sanitation and, 91 percent of the global population now use improved...

Domestic Insecurity: The next US President inherits a nation with troubled waters

Droughts. Deluge. Hurricanes. Mudslides. Ice Storms. Americans are getting to know extreme hydrological events. Republican’s nominated Donald Trump and Democrats chose Hillary Clinton, but...

To Honour March 22, Imagine “No Water Day” 364 Days of the Year

The American Southwest, Brazil, Central America, Caribbean island nations, South Africa, and North Korea are just a few of the places enduring droughts. Since 1993,...

Collaboration is key to seizing the reuse opportunity of wastewater

By Lisa Andrews* Infrequent or a lack of potable water supply has made wastewater reuse and recovery a method of choice for many across the...

Three steps to solving water scarcity and creating climate resilience

By Ger Bergkamp, IWA Executive Director The new round of climate change negotiations that took place at the COP22 in Morocco last week brought a new...

Water quality from space: ‘A giant leap’ for public and environmental health

By Katherine Cross* Satellites have a long history, with the American writer, Edward Everett Hale, writing speculative fiction containing the first known depiction of an...

FEATURED STORY

Is your water pricing strategy right?

In April, the IWA Specialist Group on Statistics & Economics held a workshop in Cyprus to discuss waterís elusive value. Ed Smeets and Lledó...

NEWS

Scheme launched to cut farming air pollution

A team of experts has received £3 million in funding to help UK farmers reduce the ammonia emissions produced through agriculture. The scheme, named the...
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