International Water Association

Bursting at the seams: new study highlights the realities of water loss

New research shows that levels of water loss could be far worse than previously thought. By James Workman For decades, untold volumes of...

IWMI brings in new leadership

The International Water Management Institute has appointed two new executives with broad experience in the conservation and use of transboundary rivers. Claudia W. Sadoff arrived...

BlueTech Research and Water Environment Federation partner on innovation

Two leading water sector organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance collaboration around innovation and market trends. Technology market intelligence company BlueTech...

Key takeaways from the IWA Reuse 2017 conference in California

At the 30th anniversary of IWA’s specialist group, water professionals discussed how reusing water can be the ‘cornerstone of the circular economy’ In Long Beach,...

Water efficiency experts meet in Bath to debate solutions

Waterwise hosted the IWA ‘Efficient 2017’ conference, leveraging new standards, labels, incentives, data, markets and policies Demand management through conservation and leak reduction is arguably...

Wastewater expert becomes IWA Fellow

Professor George Ekama of the University of Cape Town has been recognised as an IWA Distinguished Fellow. The award was made in light of...

Global food companies ranked on water risk management

Ceres, a sustainability nonprofit organisation, has ranked the 42 largest global food and beverage companies–nearly all US-based–on how effectively they are responding to water dependence,...

New portal highlights water consumption in cities

A new interactive statistics portal allows users to compare cities’ differences within water abstraction, consumption, tariff structure and regulation of water services.The portal, www....

Rand Water wins innovation prize

The International Water Association (IWA) has awarded Rand Water from South Africa with the Project Innovation Award– Grand Award. A non-profit public utility based...

UN’s immunity upheld over cholera epidemic in Haiti

A United States federal appeals court has upheld the United Nations’ immunity from a damage claim filed on behalf of cholera victims in Haiti....

FEATURED STORY

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...

NEWS

Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...
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