International Water Association

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

FEATURED STORY

Closing the SDG access gap – the challenge of intermittent supply

With 10 years remaining on the Sustainable Development Goal clock, time is short to tackle intermittent water supply, which undermines efforts to achieve the...

NEWS

Global warning on biodiversity

The fifth edition of the UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook report, published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), warns that action on biodiversity is...