International Water Association

Portugal enables the human rights to water and sanitation by design

By Carolina Latorre Policies are blueprints through which we transform vision into reality. So when the sixth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG6) incorporated the human rights to safe...

Peter Joo Hee Ng, Chief Executive of PUB, Singapore’s national water agency

A combination of maximising rainwater collection, along with intensive water reuse and use of desalination, has made Singapore a global leader as far as...

Berlin’s citizens reclaim their river after 100-year ban

The last time swimmers were able to bathe in the River Spree was 1925 when it was closed due to increasing pollution. Jonathan Andrews met...

Denmark: a living lab for water solutions

Copenhagen was recently chosen by the IWA to host the World Water Congress and Exhibition 2020 and Eva Kjer Hansen, Minister for the Environment...

Ilse Korsvang, Head of Group, Danish Water Technology Group

What are the areas where Danish water companies excel? We are working a lot on wastewater treatment seeing it as a resource, to recapture and...

Copenhagen unveils first city- wide masterplan for cloudburst

Copenhagen City Council signed off on its master plan for cloudburst management in November to be gradually implemented over the next 20 years. Jonathan...

Striving for water efficiency

By Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green There is a reason why Denmark, as host of the 2020 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition,...

FEATURED STORY

Progress on the path to reinventing the toilet

The UK’s Cranfield University took up the Gates Foundation’s Reinvent The Toilet challenge in 2012. From that has come a self-contained, waterless solution, which...

NEWS

Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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