International Water Association

Career site for water professionals comes of age

For several years, Josh Newton has been managing an informal listserv that lets the restless water professional–or those who want to become one–know where the...

Transportable water tank wins AidEx award

A 1,000-litre water tank that weighs only 23 kilogrammes and can be easily transported in a flat-packed cardboard box has won the AidEx Aid...

Mamadou Dia receives development award for achievements in Senegal

Mamadou Dia, a Senegalese hydraulic engineer with 38 years of experience in the African water sector, has won this year’s IWA Development Award for...

Human rights champion claims IWA Global Water Award 2016

Catarina de Albuquerque of Portugal has been named the winner of the 2016 IWA Global Water Award. The award recognises the role she has...

International Water Association announce new Executive Director

Internationally recognised water resource management expert, Kala Vairavamoorthy, has been appointed Executive Director of the International Water Association (IWA). He takes up his position...

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...

IHG to partner with Water Footprint Network on water stewardship programme

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), a global hotel company, has announced the appointment of global wateruse experts, the Water Footprint Network, to develop a worldwide...

Water Window Challenge winners announced

Twelve projects have been announced as the Water Window Challenge Winners, and will share a US$10 million competition pool to tackle flooding in some...

Water pioneers recognised at UN climate awards

By Richard Forster Two projects bringing safe water supplies to African countries have been selected as Lighthouse Activities of the Momentum for Change initiative of...

World Wildlife Fund announces 2015 Russell E. Train Fellowship winners

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has announced the recipients of The 2015 Russell E. Train Fellowship. As part of the Russell E. Train Education for...

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Investing in SDG 6: A vital confluence of natural, human, and...

By Kala Vairavamoorthy   At any given moment, day and night, a quarter of a million people are aloft, jetting at 800 km/h at an altitude...

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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