International Water Association

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....

Handing over with IWA having reached new heights

After more or less five years as President of IWA, this is my final article for The Source in that role. As I reflect on...

Landmark report marks World Toilet Day

To mark World Toilet Day on 19 November 2020, a new report on how technology can be used to improve sanitation and public health...

World Water Congress moves to 2022

IWA’s upcoming World Water Congress & Exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been moved forward to September 2022. The decision to postpone was taken due to...

The IWA COVID-19 Task Force

Details of an important initiative harnessing the energies and expertise of the IWA network.   Given the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, IWA convened a Task...

IWA COVID-19 Task Force launches utility survey

The IWA COVID-19 Task Force has launched a survey to gather the experiences of utilities during the pandemic to help it develop guidance for...

FEATURED STORY

Simple SDG6 solutions? Think again

Kala Vairavamoorthy explains how systems thinking can help us tackle complex water problems and avoid unintended consequences.   I recently attended IWA’s Hydroinformatics conference in Bucharest...

NEWS

UNEP sets out freshwater priorities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has outlined its freshwater-related priorities for implementing its Medium-Term Strategy (MTS), 2022-2025 in a newly-released strategic document produced...