International Water Association

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

Five smart ways to engage water communities

By Juliet Ellis Whether it is climate change adaptation, water quality protection, or investing in ageing infrastructure, water sector professionals face new and evolving challenges...

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Redefining water infrastructure to build back better

COVID-19 recovery presents the water sector with an opportunity. Kala Vairavamoorthy looks at the how, who and where of ‘building back better’, and the...

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DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...