International Water Association

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...

By Corinne Trommsdorff, Lisa Andrews, Aparna Sridhar* Cities today face many competing demands. They must ensure enough food and water to sustain growing populations, plan...

By Paola Espinoza, Raul Glotzbach, and Katherine Cross Our daily life is full of indicators: from GDP providing an indication of economic health, to grades...

By Sarah Tibatemwa* The current drought ravaging parts of Eastern Africa and the subsequent famine triggered largely by failed rains is enough proof that water...

By Miharu Hirano* Public participation, as customer engagement, user involvement, accountability or transparency, is a concept increasingly discussed among water professionals. It aims to strengthening...

By Katherine Cross* Satellites have a long history, with the American writer, Edward Everett Hale, writing speculative fiction containing the first known depiction of an...

By Declan Hearne and Pablo Orams* What role do corporate actors have in tackling water security issues and working towards the global development agenda more...

By Cheikh Tidiane FALL* The Guma Valley Water Company of Sierra Leone has become the first water company on the African continent to get an AquaRating certificate,...

By Tom Williams* In 1999 Argentina was one year into a recession, which would develop into the ‘Argentine great depression’ that ended in 2002. The...

By Sinead Lehane* Achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030 requires...

By Kirsten de Vette* South Africa has been suffering through one of the most severe droughts in living memory. In Cape Town, it is the...

By Pritha Hariram* As we mark the international year of Wastewater, I’m taken back to my childhood crossing the Adayar Bridge in Chennai, India, in...

By Mooyoung Han and Lisa Andrews* Rainwater harvesting and management is nothing new. In fact, this technique has been used for thousands of years in...

COVER STORY

In a rapidly urbanising world, a lot of attention is rightly focused on the challenges surrounding transport, housing, energy and employment. Yet many cities with...

NEWS

Around 2,000 bottles of purified wastewater have been handed out along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, by Orange County utilities to demonstrate the safety...

Outgoing Chair of the Great Lakes and St Lawrence River Cities Initiative, Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal, has shared his disappointment about funding cuts...

The World Bank has approved US$47.50 million to improve water, sanitation, and drainage infrastructure in Chittagong, with the aim of helping about 650,000 inhabitants...

The WateReuse Association, a US national trade association dedicated to advancing water recycling, has named Patricia Sinicropi as its new Executive Director effective from...
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