International Water Association

UN-Water appoints new Chair

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has appointed Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as the new Chair of UN-Water....

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...

Rand Water announced 2016 Project Innovation Grand Award Winner

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

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...

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...

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...

IWA Best Practices on Resource Recovery Award 2017 now open

Driven by environmental, economic, and ecological benefits, resource recovery from waste has started to draw attention worldwide. Recovering resources from water and wastewater can...

Results of Australian Water Survey released

The Australian Water Association and Arup have just released the Australian Water Outlook–the results of the Australian Water Survey which investigates attitudes to water...

Arup and IWA to accelerate transition towards water-wise cities

The International Water Association (IWA) and engineering and consulting firm, Arup, will work together to assist city leaders change the way water is managed...

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...

FEATURED STORY

IWA leads the way on access to water knowledge

The move to full Open Access for all IWA journals this year represents a huge contribution to the sector, particularly for developing countries. By...

NEWS

Study warning on ageing of large dams

An analysis carried out by the United Nations University has highlighted concerns around the ageing of the many thousands of large dams around the...