International Water Association

Water – facilitating collaborative dialogues

International collaboration will be essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and this will require trusted partners to facilitate negotiations. Erika Yarrow-Soden talks to...

Cooperation and connectedness: water in a time of climate change

Academic and long-time IWA supporter Gustaf Olsson has explored water’s connections for many decades. His latest book underlines the need for a systems-based view...

Coastal reservoirs: an untapped resource?

Coastal reservoirs have the potential to harness water for coastal communities that would otherwise flow to the sea. Shu-Qing Yang and Muttucumaru Sivakumar describe...

Looking ahead to the Singapore Water Convention 2022

The Water Convention, co-organised by PUB and IWA, will be at the heart of Singapore International Water Week 2022, running 17-21 April 2022. The...
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The need for a ‘Next Path’ on water

Professor David Sedlak shared his views on the opportunities ahead for a new approach to water in his keynote presentation to the recent IWA...

Time to embrace your inner water steward?

Water professionals struggling with the day-to-day realities of their work can regain their spark by embracing water stewardship, writes Pernille Ingildsen, author of a...

Water strategy: moving from risk to value creation

Will Sarni and Hugh Share on the future of corporate water stewardship.   To date, corporate water stewardship programmes have almost always been framed as an...

Sanitation: act now on women’s needs

Madhu Krishna, Deputy Director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and lead on the Foundation’s water, sanitation and hygiene initiative in India, highlights...

Time for change on intermittent water supply

 Bambos Charalambous, chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply, highlights the need for action on non-continuous supplies, reflecting the “leave no...

Why water should take centre stage in climate discussions

By Maurice Hall The recent UN IPCC report offers stark warnings about fast-rising temperatures. San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit unsurprisingly focused on reducing emissions....

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Tapping into tradition: water insights from down the centuries

Our current engineering mindset may not fully equip us to deal with the water challenges ahead. Ancient and indigenous values and practices resonate with...

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CDP highlights stranded asset risk from water insecurity

Not-for-profit organisation CDP has released a new report in association with Planet Tracker which highlights how water insecurity is already having an adverse effect...