International Water Association

Tag: groundwater

IWA and World Bank launch innovative groundwater report

The International Water Association and World Bank have released a new report, which synthesises the knowledge, best practices and field experience that emerged from...

Why Latin America’s hidden reserves are at risk

By Stephen Foster and Ricardo Hirata* With 80 percent of Latin America’s population living in cities, municipal demands for a reliable clean water supply have...

Tackling the king of poisons

Source substitution and treatment can help tackle naturally occurring arsenic. By Arslan Ahmad and Prosun Bhattacharya* Of all the ways to die, one most lends itself...

Sponge cities: can China’s model go global?

China’s ambitions–for its so-called ‘sponge’ cities–to slow, sink and store runoff exemplify a universal struggle of urban planners united with water professionals against a...

Bottles of purified recycled water hit the streets of Los Angeles

Around 2,000 bottles of purified wastewater have been handed out along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, by Orange County utilities to demonstrate the safety...

Can rainwater harvesting transform cities into water-wise cities?

By Mooyoung Han and Lisa Andrews* Rainwater harvesting and management is nothing new. In fact, this technique has been used for thousands of years in...

How the Rainbow Nation dried up

Can South Africa regain its adaptive capacity after suffering its biggest ever drought? By Tony Turton* South Africa holds a unique place in the international water...

Analysing water assets to prioritise water management

By Moo Young Han* Two prime assets of any country are land and water. The list of assets related to water includes visible water (river water,...

The importance of networks

By Karen Delfau* Water managers across the globe, by the nature of our profession, face daily challenges and draw upon our own knowledge and experience to...

Banking on resilience: Arizona dealing with water scarcity

How a US landlocked desert city is strategically storing water to drought-proof the future By Amy McCoy*   The US state of Arizona is acutely aware of...
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