International Water Association

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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Fouling and scaling in seawater reverse osmosis desalination

Desalination of seawater with reverse osmosis has grown rapidly. Sergio Salinas looks at tools to address the ongoing challenge of membrane fouling.   Water use has...

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Banks provide update on SDG contributions

The first joint report on the contributions of the 11 multilateral development banks (MDBs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been released, emphasising...