International Water Association

The wisdom of taxi drivers

Many years ago, I was in Perth, Western Australia, on business. Perth has often been described as the ‘canary in the coalmine’ when it...

Introducing IWA’s Connect Plus networking and knowledge platform

The International Water Association’s new membership platform, Connect Plus, went live on 17 January. A suite of exciting features, including powerful networking tools and...

75 years and counting – IWA’s rich and influential history

With the history of IWA and its predecessors now stretching back 75 years, the time was right to document that history and the influential...

But wait…there’s more

It was a long time coming, but it was certainly worth the wait. Our Copenhagen World Water Congress & Exhibition was everything I had...

Swim, sing, smile

Our Copenhagen World Water Congress & Exhibition is almost with us. This long-anticipated event promises to be exactly the vibrant and prestigious occasion we...

No time to COP out

For those in a corporate environment, the difficulties of implementing change are well known. In some cases, resistance to change is because we are...

Student opportunity at IWA’s Copenhagen Congress

The World Water Camp is a unique opportunity for students that will take place at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Copenhagen...

Looking forward to Reno for the leading edge of water

With the 31 January early bird registration deadline for the IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies approaching fast, The Source hears...

Science, people, and Ikigai

On 9 August this year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2021:...

IWA and the global water opportunity

The late US President John F Kennedy is quoted as saying that, “when written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters....

FEATURED STORY

Track, trace and target – the water sector and emerging viruses

New viruses continue to emerge and spread. Joan B Rose, Rosina Girones, Marta Rusiñol Arantegui, Veronica Beatriz Rajal, Ramiro Poma, Maronel Steyn, Bettina Genthe,...

NEWS

CDP highlights stranded asset risk from water insecurity

Not-for-profit organisation CDP has released a new report in association with Planet Tracker which highlights how water insecurity is already having an adverse effect...