International Water Association

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...

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...

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...

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...

Oded Distel, Head of New Tech Program, Ministry of Economy, and Director of Foreign...

Oded Distel, Head of New Tech Program, Ministry of Economy, and Director of Foreign Investments and Eco Systems, Invest in Israel Israel excels in managing water...

Dr Hazim El-Naser – Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan

Jonathan Andrews met with Dr Hazim El-Naser, Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan, to discuss the impact of the Syrian crisis on his country’s...

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...
Sydney Water

When is desalination the right choice?

Jonathan Andrews spoke to a select panel to break down some of the more common controversies surrounding desalination, and asks if water scarcity can...

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...

Mark van Loosdrecht – Professor at Delft University of Technology

Instead of recycling pumps and switch shovellers and mixers, it is mechanically much easier, and …it is more feasible to implement in lower-income countries Richard...

FEATURED STORY

Redefining water infrastructure to build back better

COVID-19 recovery presents the water sector with an opportunity. Kala Vairavamoorthy looks at the how, who and where of ‘building back better’, and the...

NEWS

DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...