March 20, 2019
The 2019 World Water Day is focusing on the huge challenge – to leave no-one-behind. This year’s World Water Day focus is one of the most significant shifts from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which aimed to incr...
March 20, 2019
Leaving No One Behind This year, the UN’s World Water Day on 22 March 2019 theme is “Leaving no one behind”, considering groups whose access to water and sanitation may be overlooked and working to break down barr...
March 18, 2019
This technical brief sums up the work being conducted by the International Water Association (IWA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) with the aim of advancing sustainable catchment management through nature-based solutions (NBS). T...
March 11, 2019
Water utilities around the world require innovative strategies to manage their available resources to satisfy pressing and increasing needs of the populations they serve. The application of digital technologies to manage informati...
AfricaIndustryMembership
March 8, 2019
Dr. Rose Kaggwa, the recipient of the IWA Women in Water Award 2016, describes her Water Career Story in the water sector and the importance of recognising and nurturing talented young women in the workforce. Dr. Rose Kaggwa has w...
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...
March 1, 2019
Water managers and the myth of best practice Managing urban water challenges lies at the heart of a sustainable future and drives my work in the sector. As a coach, I talk to many managers and leaders grappling with difficult wate...
February 26, 2019
IWA launched its Task Group on Performance-Based Contracts (PBCs) in 2011 to support the growing awareness and implementation of PBCs in the water sector.  A product of this collaboration between water sector experts was the publ...
February 22, 2019
The IWA network has expanded its reach and diversity with the addition of a new governing member in Sri Lanka, the country that will host the IWA Water and Development Congress 2019, from 1 to 5 December in Colombo. Joining IWA as...
Health
February 18, 2019
Potable water reuse started as pioneering efforts in Southern California and Windhoek, Namibia 50 years ago. This practice has seen tremendous growth over the last 15 years in various regions of the globe adopting the latest treat...