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...

How will the UN measure and monitor the Sustainable Development Goal 6 for Water...

*First interview in Aqua-Statisticians: A five part series To answer that question, The Source turned to the people behind the numbers at FAO-AQUASTAT, which for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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

Progress on the path to reinventing the toilet

The UK’s Cranfield University took up the Gates Foundation’s Reinvent The Toilet challenge in 2012. From that has come a self-contained, waterless solution, which...

NEWS

Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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