International Water Association

Tag: sanitation

New masters programme launched for sanitation professionals

The unemployed may complain that their ‘career is in the toilet’ but an elite young and highly-skilled workforce could transform that expression into a...

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...

How will Argentina achieve universal access to water and sanitation?

Argentina sets ambitious targets of providing universal access to water and 75 percent access to sewerage services for its citizens. How can the country...

Water and sanitation companies must be socially responsible

By Marco Antonio Cevallos* The Public Water and Sanitation Company of Quito, EPMAPS Agua de Quito, has been providing water and sanitation services to Ecuador’s capital...

Community management of drinking water and sanitation in rural Chile

By Guillermo Saavedra* In Chile, approximately 1,700 community organisations supply water to 13 percent of the Chilean population in rural areas. They are non-profit organisations...

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...

The new science, technology and practice driving the SDGs

By Hong Li, Ger Bergkamp and Glen Daigger* The rapid development of the science and technology related to water will have profound impacts on the...

Collaborate or fail: reaching millions to address sanitation capacity gaps

By Kirsten De Vette* Have you ever wondered about what it takes for you to be able flush a toilet? It seems the most normal...

Answering the call to invest in the world’s poor

By Gary White* Many of the world’s leading philanthropic organisations, development banks, government officials, and impact entrepreneurs gathered at the United Nations to address 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...
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