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Needs and opportunities for water and sanitation in Latin America and...

The Latin America and Caribbean region still faces significant gaps in water supply and sanitation provision. Kala Vairavamoorthy and Daniel Nolasco outline some of...

Water and the SDGs

The world is falling short on implementing the SDGs. This gap leaves an opportunity for leadership on water – leadership that can contribute in...

Elevating the water sector’s contribution to urban living

Water industry activity can underpin creation of more livable cities, and it contributes to progress with the Sustainable Development Goals. Adam Lovell explains how...

How Africa can leapfrog the world’s stagnant water paradigm

Africa has an unprecedented opportunity to embrace widespread water innovation. IWA is poised to help catalyse this, and to share the lessons globally in...

The sewer and drainage sector shift

Changing demands on sewer and drainage systems imply changes for the professionals who work in this sector. Jeroen Langeveld spoke to The Source. Professionals working...

Plotting a path to a digital water future

Water utilities face a challenge to make the most of the increasing opportunities offered by digital technologies. Here we review a new report produced...

Study reveals antibiotic levels in rivers globally

A major new study of pharmaceuticals in rivers around the world has revealed widespread presence of antibiotics at levels considered unsafe in terms of...

Progress on the path to reinventing the toilet

The UK’s Cranfield University took up the Gates Foundation’s Reinvent The Toilet challenge in 2012. From that has come a self-contained, waterless solution, which...

People power – how collaboration is the route to innovation

The UK’s Cranfield University is helping to organise this year’s IWA Leading Edge Technologies conference. Keith Hayward spoke with Dr Ana Soares about the...

Building resilient urban water systems for an uncertain future

A changing climate and rapid urbanisation demand a rethink in how we build and run towns and cities. Kala Vairavamoorthy, Nathanial Matthews and Paul Brown...