International Water Association

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...

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...

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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