International Water Association

Greywater reuse gets safety boost

Treated greywater is safe for irrigation and does not pose a risk for gastrointestinal illness or water-related diseases, researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute for...
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UNU study highlights water and migration links

The United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) has released a report on the links between water and global migration, which...

Millions still drinking arsenic-laced water in Bangladesh

Twenty years after initially coming to international attention, an estimated 20 million people in Bangladesh–mostly the rural poor–still drink water contaminated with arsenic that...

Beyoncé works with UNICEF to bring safe water to Burundi

Global entertainer, Beyoncé, has teamed up with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to launch BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, a multi-year partnership to provide safe water to...

Kyrgyz Republic: New results-based pilot to upgrade household sanitation

More than 100,000 people living in 52 villages across the Kyrgyz Republic are expected to benefit from improved access to quality water and sanitation...

AI technology could help protect water supplies

Progress on new artificial intelligence (AI) technology could make monitoring at water treatment plants cheaper and easier and help safeguard public health. Researchers at the...

International: World Toilet Day highlights link between sanitation and malnutrition

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the “vicious cycle” connecting poor sanitation and malnutrition, the theme of World Toilet Day. The recently...

International: UN calls for new global water body

The UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation has urged the creation of a powerful new global arena inside the UN, dedicated to...

International: WASH Alliance shifts strategy to sector development

In a bid to strengthen continuity after WASH programmes conclude and to strive for universal access to WASH by 2030, Wash Alliance International has...

Malawi: US$5 million to improve Malawi sanitation programme

The African Development Fund and the OPEC fund for International Development will jointly fund a US$5 million loan to improve water and sanitation services...

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Developing the digital water toolbox

Digital technologies are reshaping the water sector, and the implications and opportunities around this are the focus of this year’s IWA Digital Water Summit....

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UNU study highlights water and migration links

The United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) has released a report on the links between water and global migration, which...