International Water Association

Why efficiency programmes are the best strategy for water security

By Mary Ann Dickinson The world is watching with sympathetic alarm as Cape Town’s water crisis deepens. As of 1 February 2018, fewer than 100 days...

Water and sanitation companies must be socially responsible

By Marco Antonio Cevallos* The Public Water and Sanitation Company of Quito, EPMAPS Agua de Quito, has been providing water and sanitation services to Ecuador’s capital...

Community management of drinking water and sanitation in rural Chile

By Guillermo Saavedra* In Chile, approximately 1,700 community organisations supply water to 13 percent of the Chilean population in rural areas. They are non-profit organisations...

Facebook has reached 2 billion new users; can the water sector do the same?

By Tom Williams* Back in 2004, the founders of Facebook launched their service to a select group of university students. Fourteen years later and the...

Unpacking “public participation”

By Miharu Hirano* A few years ago I saw the CEO of an Australian water utility talk about managing water supply in a period of...

The new science, technology and practice driving the SDGs

By Hong Li, Ger Bergkamp and Glen Daigger* The rapid development of the science and technology related to water will have profound impacts on the...

Collaborate or fail: reaching millions to address sanitation capacity gaps

By Kirsten De Vette* Have you ever wondered about what it takes for you to be able flush a toilet? It seems the most normal...

Answering the call to invest in the world’s poor

By Gary White* Many of the world’s leading philanthropic organisations, development banks, government officials, and impact entrepreneurs gathered at the United Nations to address the...

Water’s new development path

By Yang Villa* It still surprises people outside of the water sector when they find out that the human rights to water and sanitation (HRWS)...

AquaRating: transforming the water and sanitation sector

By Corinne Cathala* For all of us who have been working in water for the last 15 years or more, 2015 was year 1, the...

FEATURED STORY

What should cities do to link water security to upstream basin...

What advice would you give professionals seeking to link urban water security to upstream basin health? By Nick Michell Maria Teresa Vargas, Executive Director, Fundación Natura...

NEWS

IWMI brings in new leadership

The International Water Management Institute has appointed two new executives with broad experience in the conservation and use of transboundary rivers. Claudia W. Sadoff arrived...
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