International Water Association

Tag: circular economy

Genifuel to pilot biofuel processing technology in Vancouver

Genifuel Corporation, a US water technology firm that specialises in turning wet organic wastes into renewable fuels, will pilot a new system that converts...

Experts address water’s hidden numbers

Two IWA Specialist Groups met in Livorno, Italy to approach water infrastructure problems through the lens of economics, statistics, finance, and asset management. The joint...

Aqaba recovering energy from wastewater

The only coastal city of what may be the world’s most water scarce country has prioritised “Zero Discharge”, cleaning up the air by cleaning...

Facebook has reached 2 billion new users; can the water sector...

By Tom Williams* Back in 2004, the founders of Facebook launched their service to a select group of university students. Fourteen years later and the...

Interview with Sergio Campos, Water and Sanitation Division Chief, IDB

“The Inter-American Development Bank is a Strategic Partner to the IWA Water and Development Congress,where we will showcase our work to advance the water and...

Collaboration is key to seizing the reuse opportunity of wastewater

By Lisa Andrews* Infrequent or a lack of potable water supply has made wastewater reuse and recovery a method of choice for many across the...

Cities, hubs for wastewater innovation

By Torgny Holmgren* Water is a finite resource. With a growing population, an expanding global middle class and a rise in energy and industrial production,...

There has never been a better time to be a water...

By Tom Williams* Never before has water been so high on the global political agenda; never before has water expertise been in such high demand....

New alliance to develop 100 percent bio-based bottles

Danone and ​Nestlé ​Waters, the ​world’s ​two largest ​bottled water ​companies, have ​joined forces ​with Origin ​Materials, a ​startup based ​in California, to ​form...

Is there fecal sludge on your salad?

By Marie Rødsten Sagen* As the sun sets over the lush fields in the Indian city of Kolkata, it suddenly dawns upon me: this is the...
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