International Water Association

Vital work in a virtual world

This year, it is – already – 20 years since the International Water Association started to work under its new identity, following the merger...

Our communities and coronavirus

The International Water Association is an organisation with a global spread. We are a community – a community brought together around the common interest...

Finance, the needs of women, and a forum for collaboration

This edition of The Source explores one of the core aspects of meeting the world’s water needs: financing. It covers investment needs, some of...

Water, the Sustainable Development Goals, and IWA

The UN Sustainable Development Goals are highly significant for IWA. They speak to our vision of a waterwise world. SDG 6, the main water-focused goal,...

Africa – the plan, the people and the partnerships

It is absolutely fitting that IWA’s new Strategic Plan includes a commitment to grow our membership in Africa. The plan sets the course for...

FEATURED STORY

A Latin lesson on urban water resilience by design

The high levels of urbanisation seen in Latin America illustrate the growing need for ‘resilience by design’ to address the impacts of climate change....

NEWS

Report charts climate financing progress by banks

A new joint report on climate financing by multilateral development banks (MDBs) in 2019 reveals significant efforts in both adaptation and mitigation for water,...