International Water Association

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FEATURED STORY

Utility guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic

The International Water Association’s COVID-19 Task Force has prepared key guidelines to support water utility planning in the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we present a...

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...