International Water Association

Rethinking the urban utility: a climate smart approach

How IWA is supporting the progress of climate smart utilities. By Kambiri Cox and Katharine Cross.   Water and wastewater utilities can play a key role...

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

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...

NEWS

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...