International Water Association

Peter Joo Hee Ng, Chief Executive of PUB, Singapore’s national water agency

A combination of maximising rainwater collection, along with intensive water reuse and use of desalination, has made Singapore a global leader as far as...

Interview: Julia Braune, General Manager of the German Water Partnership

What do you consider your priorities for the association? Above all, I believe in strengthening the existing member network by improving the visibility...

Michael Prange – General Manager, German Water Partnership

You have been General Manager of the German Water Partnership (GWP) for one-and-a-half years. In what direction are you taking the GWP? What personal...

Bringing Order from Statistical Overload

Information experts harness rising flood of accessible water data *Fourth interview in Aqua-Statisticians: A five part series Marisha Wojciechowska-Shibuya: Given universal access to satellite technology and...

Interview with Sergio Campos, Water and Sanitation Division Chief, IDB

“The Inter-American Development Bank is a Strategic Partner to the IWA Water and Development Congress,where we will showcase our work to advance the water and...

Vetting and Validation

The Exacting Demands of Precise Water Statistics *Second in Aqua-Statisticians: A five part series Marisha Wojciechowska-Shibuya: Walk us through how a specific and significant data point...

Corroded pipes, eroded trust: the lessons from the failures in Flint

The lead poisoning of residents through the municipal water system in Flint, in Michigan state in the United States, aroused shock, anger and disbelief but...

Development, Dams and Data Displays

How reliable, verifiable information impacts global decisions *Third interview in Aqua-Statisticians: A five part series Marisha Wojciechowska-Shibuya: How has AQUASTAT data shaped public policy-making? Karen Frenken: AQUASTAT numbers are...

Interview: John Beaumont, Chief Digital Officer at Thames Water

You’re the company’s first Chief Digital Officer, which is a relatively new term many corporations have yet to embrace. How do you explain what...

Carbon-free water: A US utility reaches its goal

Half of all electricity in California’s water sector is used by utilities, and that adds up to 10 percent of total state usage. To...

FEATURED STORY

African prospects for performance-based non-revenue water contracts

Performance-based contracts offer the potential to help African water utilities tackle non-revenue water. Jessica Ertel, Roland Liemberger and Ignacio Peña review prospects, and highlight one of...

NEWS

Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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