International Water Association

But wait…there’s more

It was a long time coming, but it was certainly worth the wait. Our Copenhagen World Water Congress & Exhibition was everything I had...

Swim, sing, smile

Our Copenhagen World Water Congress & Exhibition is almost with us. This long-anticipated event promises to be exactly the vibrant and prestigious occasion we...

Water and Goldilocks

Often, when the global community thinks about the challenges we face in water, the first thought is about the availability of water - adequacy...

No time to COP out

For those in a corporate environment, the difficulties of implementing change are well known. In some cases, resistance to change is because we are...

IWA President elected for second term

IWA President Tom Mollenkopf has been elected to serve a second term in his role. Mollenkopf, an Australian water expert, was first elected in...

Science, people, and Ikigai

On 9 August this year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2021:...

IWA and the global water opportunity

The late US President John F Kennedy is quoted as saying that, “when written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters....

Handing over with IWA having reached new heights

After more or less five years as President of IWA, this is my final article for The Source in that role. As I reflect on...

Supporting the utility community

As many of you will know, the water utility community is particularly close to my heart. IWA is a powerful network, drawing in talented...

The timescales of our attention

Around the world, our sector continues to provide its essential services. The demands of the COVID-19 pandemic tend to shorten our perspectives. We concentrate...

FEATURED STORY

Tapping into tradition: water insights from down the centuries

Our current engineering mindset may not fully equip us to deal with the water challenges ahead. Ancient and indigenous values and practices resonate with...

NEWS

CDP highlights stranded asset risk from water insecurity

Not-for-profit organisation CDP has released a new report in association with Planet Tracker which highlights how water insecurity is already having an adverse effect...