International Water Association

Tag: wastewater

How the water sector helps to map drug abuse

Wastewater researchers are assisting drug enforcement officials to reveal patterns of illicit activity flushed from neighbourhood toilets but is this a role the water...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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