International Water Association

By James Workman Large herds of East African wildlife have little in common with urban sewage, until their immersion in water. In both cases, that medium...

WHO and UNICEF raise the bar in a new SDG report which focuses on the quality of water services. By Richard Johnston & Tom Slaymaker* UN...

By Dragan Savic* Smart cities can be surprisingly dumb about applying new technology to old water problems. Maybe citizens assume their centralised invisible utility will make...

By Arlinda Ibrahimllari* As a young wastewater engineer at the Water Supply and Sewerage Company in Korça, the largest city in southeast Albania, I was given...

By SungBong Lee, Tamara Avéllan, and Sabrina Julie Kirschke* Good water quality is essential for human well-being and for maintaining a healthy environment with high...

By Jerry Yudelson* A mega-drought showed California’s cities could reduce water demand by 25 percent, at least temporarily. But as climate change accelerates extreme weather,...

By Kristina Hill* Suppose you woke up to discover a deep disturbance to the space/time continuum. Authorities have given 20 to 30 years before relocating you, and...

By Miharu Hirano* On 1 August 2015, Japan's national water day, 32 households in a neighbourhood of Matsue city, near beautiful Lake Shinji, discovered they were...

By Michelle Lakly* As the global population climbs toward 9 billion, rivers will experience tremendous pressure. To provide the necessary resources for our growing communities, more...

By Yang G. Villa* “When the future of water is in your hands, you act decisively to make every drop count” The official tagline of the...

COVER STORY

By Timothy Fitzgerald* Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, as it is commonly known, is a divisive and controversial issue, in large part because of its perceived effects...

NEWS

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has appointed Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as the new Chair of UN-Water....

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...

Pipe and hardware companies are poised to benefit from heightening concerns about US municipal water infrastructure with US$300 billion of forecasted capital expenditures over...

In a first for both Coca-Cola and Living Lands and Waters, the two organisations have piloted a ‘closed-loop’ system–from volunteering to collecting recyclables and...
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