September 13, 2019
I was recently asked to present on the current and future challenges for a water resources manager to address. We have seen a great deal of change and progress in how we plan for water resources in England over the last decade. Th...
April 23, 2019
There is always bad news with Cyber security and rarely any good. This blog will try to be different, although we will start with the bad, but we hope to reinforce and reassure with some good news. We will examine the context of c...
Climate change
April 10, 2019
Copenhagen is a northern harbour city which has experienced a number of severe rainfall events, namely cloudbursts, with the largest pouring down in July 2011. The damages amounted to around 1 billion US dollars, and climate proje...
March 3, 2019
Gavà becomes the first city in Spain, and number thirty in the world, to take the first step to become a water-wise city. The signing of the Principles for Water-Wise Cities of the International Water Association (IWA) places Gav...
February 18, 2019
Phosphorus is essential to human life and vital for food production. Increasing attention has been paid to the development of phosphorus refinery technology that can recover phosphorus from secondary resources, including sewage sl...
January 17, 2019
Overview – the Basin-Connected Cities Forum The Basin-Connected Cities Forum followed the launch of the Action Agenda for Basin-Connected Cities which aims to influence and activates urban stakeholders to protect and inv...
December 6, 2018
 More than 80% of wastewater’s released without treatment to the environment  China water utilities are eager to embrace new technologies for wastewater treatment to serve the increasing freshwater demand IWA was center st...
Environment
November 30, 2018
Master Lecture – Tony Wong – Integrating Nature-Based Solutions for Water in Urban Water Infrastructure. Part 1 from IWA on Vimeo. How to best integrate natural-based solutions with conventional urban water infrastruct...
November 14, 2018
The International Water Association (IWA) is very pleased to announce the appointment of new IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows. These individual water professionals are being recognized by their peers for their sustained outst...
November 7, 2018
Placing a jar of faeces on a pedestal next to him, philanthropist Bill Gates made a plea Tuesday for the safe disposal of human waste as he kicked off the “Reinvented Toilet” Expo in China. “You might guess what’s ...