International Water Association

Tag: pollution

When trees became the enemy

Why North American cities must thin overgrown forests to improve water supplies. By Helen Poulos As the global freshwater deficit grows, a survey of 1,000 “environmental...

AquaRating: transforming the water and sanitation sector

By Corinne Cathala* For all of us who have been working in water for the last 15 years or more, 2015 was year 1, the...

H&M and WWF to work on water challenges in Turkey

Clothing group H&M and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have announced a new initiative to help Turkey tackle its water challenges, particularly...

Can the Year of Wastewater catalyse action in Albania?

By Arlinda Ibrahimllari* As a young wastewater engineer at the Water Supply and Sewerage Company in Korça, the largest city in southeast Albania, I was given...

British Water publishes code of practice for SuDS technology

In a first for the UK water industry, British Water has published a code of practice for assessing surface water treatment technologies. The Environment...

Wastewater, one of the greatest untapped opportunities for sustainable development in...

By Sushmita Mandal* As a fast growing economy, urbanising at an even faster rate, India is already water stressed. The severe drought of 2016, which affected...

EPA launches drinking water plan

The US Environmental Protection Agency has released a plan to increase the reliability of the country’s drinking water, following several incidents including the well-publicised...
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