International Water Association

Groundwater futures in the spotlight

Stephen Foster, Radu Gogu, Ida Holm-Olesen and Anders Bǽkgaard look at the path ahead for groundwater following discussions during the dedicated groundwater forum held...

The customer is always right

A new IWA book shows utilities how marketing can win visibility and value By James Workman When La Trobe University professor Rhett Walker asked...

Research on the frontiers of urban ecology

From the IWA journals Water Science & Technology and Water Policy: Forging linkages: How to scale up urban projects from below Cities want to recycle water and...

The Water-Nexus-Book Nexus

A series of publications suggest the end of the ‘water sector’ is near, to be replaced by a provocative, if nebulous, institutional linkage By James Workman The...

Water Allocation in Rivers under Pressure

How institutions evolve to replenish rivers By Scott Moore* In light of climate change, population growth and escalating water demand, governments must confront the problem of ‘basin closure,’ that...

The best books on water loss

“What has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.” – Ecclesiastes 1:9 By James Workman Water may be scarce...

The lessons from Israel on water management

Seth M. Siegel’s Let There Be Water offers a strong, upbeat narrative about Israel’s extraordinary drive to master resource efficiency, productivity and knowhow in...

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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...

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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...