International Water Association

Demystifying Blockchain for Water Professionals: Part 1

As professionals who work in the multidisciplinary water sector, we need to be aware of what new technologies are available, and how they can...

What leaks reveal

By James Workman Government and business are increasingly obsessed with information leaks. The tech company Apple fears leaks about products and labour practices have damaged its...

How will Argentina achieve universal access to water and sanitation?

Argentina sets ambitious targets of providing universal access to water and 75 percent access to sewerage services for its citizens. How can the country...

Why efficiency programmes are the best strategy for water security

By Mary Ann Dickinson The world is watching with sympathetic alarm as Cape Town’s water crisis deepens. As of 1 February 2018, fewer than 100 days...

Water and sanitation companies must be socially responsible

By Marco Antonio Cevallos* The Public Water and Sanitation Company of Quito, EPMAPS Agua de Quito, has been providing water and sanitation services to Ecuador’s capital...

Community management of drinking water and sanitation in rural Chile

By Guillermo Saavedra* In Chile, approximately 1,700 community organisations supply water to 13 percent of the Chilean population in rural areas. They are non-profit organisations...

Facebook has reached 2 billion new users; can the water sector do the same?

By Tom Williams* Back in 2004, the founders of Facebook launched their service to a select group of university students. Fourteen years later and the...

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...

The new science, technology and practice driving the SDGs

By Hong Li, Ger Bergkamp and Glen Daigger* The rapid development of the science and technology related to water will have profound impacts on the...

Collaborate or fail: reaching millions to address sanitation capacity gaps

By Kirsten De Vette* Have you ever wondered about what it takes for you to be able flush a toilet? It seems the most normal...

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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