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New study assesses impact of pollution on future water scarcity

A global assessment of future clean water quantity has found that three billion people may face water scarcity in 2050 due to pollution. Researchers of...

Vive la différence

In December, well over 1000 delegates from around the globe came together for IWA’s seventh Water and Development Congress & Exhibition in Kigali, Rwanda....

New research identifies global decline in groundwater

Researchers have analysed the in-situ groundwater-level trends of 170,000 monitoring wells and 1693 aquifer systems in countries that encompass approximately 75% of global groundwater...

Study finds Africans fleeing drought are vulnerable to flood risk

A new study by academics from the University of Bologna in Italy and the Centre of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science in Sweden has...

IAEA expedition to study microplastic presence in Antarctica

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched its first scientific research expedition to study microplastic presence in Antarctica, as part of its NUTEC...

Toronto Water – serving the host city of the World Water...

Toronto Water has transformed the city’s water management. Ahead of IWA’s World Water Congress & Exhibition in the capital of the Canadian province of...

Nanotechnology on the agenda

Originally from Korea, Yale University Professor Jaehong Kim gave a plenary keynote at the IWA Leading Edge conference held there in May/June 2023 in...

ADB’s collaborative contracts for O&M

The Asian Development Bank is drafting an innovative contract framework to support sustainable and secure water systems for people in the Asia and Pacific...

Measure, measure, measure – the data key to sanitation success

IWA held a webinar on how data influences the delivery of sanitation services to those most in need. Erika Yarrow-Soden highlights the key messages. On...

A decade of extremes

By Erika Yarrow-Soden The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) report The Global Climate 2011-2020: A Decade of Acceleration punctuated the close of 2023 with the second...