International Water Association

Agricultural and industrial impacts on drinking water

The European Parliament has released a report entitled 'The human right to drinking water: Impact of large-scale agriculture and industry', which investigates the impacts...

Conservation body critical of Australian coal industry

A report from the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has found that the coal industry in New South Wales and Queensland uses as much fresh...

Corporate sustainability net positive water goal for Intel

Intel has set out a new strategy and goals for 2030 in its latest annual corporate sustainability report, with aims for the next decade...

Thames Water to invest £12 billion in new infrastructure

Thames Water, the UK's largest water and wastewater company, plans to spend at least £11.7 billion on improving service infrastructure from 2020 until 2025. The...

South Africa wastewater treatment market set to grow

A new report has predicted that the South Africa Waste Water Treatment Chemicals market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...

New gully technology cuts costs by 30 percent

IoT-enabled predictive software has been successfully trialled on highway and city gullies, or drains, across the UK to better manage gully cleansing. The product, SmartWater,...

Geotech becomes IWA member

Geotech, a QED environmental company, has joined the International Water Association (IWA) as a professional member, to help contribute to a more sustainable water...

UK water watchdog criticises customer neglect during thaw

A period of rapid thaw following an unusually cold spell this year led to several unresolved problems for some water customers in the UK,...

SUEZ to treat wastewater at Rosneft sites

SUEZ has agreed to implement its water treatment technologies to improve water and wastewater processes for Rosneft, the Russian oil firm. A formal agreement was...

Californians increase support for recycled water

Last year's rainfall eased drought conditions in California but residents are still concerned about future water shortages. A statewide survey conducted in late 2017 by...

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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...

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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...