International Water Association

International: Freshwater vulnerability threatens stability in developing countries

Many nations and regions that are already facing uncertain political futures must contend with a growing threat to stabilisation in freshwater vulnerability, according to...

Development bank funds new irrigation systems

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of US$8 million to support agricultural productivity in the North West Department of Haiti. The grant will allow...

Major food companies to tackle water risks in supply chains

As climate change, population growth and water pollution increase pressure on freshwater resources, seven global food and beverage companies have announced commitments to work...

India suffering worst water crisis in its history

A nationally unprecedented water crisis threatens the lives of millions in India, according to the National Institute for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) think tank. Around...

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...