International Water Association

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...

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...

FEATURED STORY

Unlocking the confluence of diverse people, energy, and ideas

Kala Vairavamoorthy explains how greater efforts to extend geographic diversity will allow IWA to expand its influence and contribute more fully to progress on...

NEWS

EEA cites climate losses across member states

A new briefing from the European Environment Agency (EEA), utilising two database data sources – CATDAT (RiskLayer GmbH) and NatCatSERVICE (Munich Re GmbH) –...