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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Setting the agenda for the High-Level Panel

Nick Michell spoke to leading water experts attending World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, about the future for the United Nations and World Bank...

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...

FEATURED STORY

Utility guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic

The International Water Association’s COVID-19 Task Force has prepared key guidelines to support water utility planning in the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we present a...

NEWS

Global warning on biodiversity

The fifth edition of the UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook report, published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), warns that action on biodiversity is...