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Latest opinion and insights from the IWA network.
June 27, 2019
“For future water leaders to take advantage of the huge potential of digital technologies, they need to have a clear purpose – be it improving envir...
June 17, 2019
16th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET)   Edinburgh, UK, 14 June 2019 – Micro pollutants are present in the air ...
June 11, 2019
Download press release here: Digital Water Report 2019 – Press release   International Water Association (IWA) and Xylem White Paper Maps Digital Ado...
June 4, 2019
Nanjing, 4th June – A new IWA global operation hub based in Asia is an important and strategic step to achieve IWA’s vision of a water-wise world. A...


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Latest Blog Posts

Latest opinion and insights on the critical challenges facing the water sector.
July 11, 2019
Despite some progress in extending access to safely managed water services in developing countries, the world is not on track to meet SDG 6 (Clean Water and San...
July 8, 2019
Do you live in a city where drinking water is available 24×7?  Then, you are quite blessed!   In what’s becoming an increasingly common story, man...
July 1, 2019
The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government has launched a project to expand Tai Po Water Treatment Works (WTW...
June 27, 2019
As the concept of a global community becomes more prominent via the use of digital and other communications innovations, so too is our water community. By engag...


Responding to global water challenges, IWA progressive agendas support sustainable urban and basin-related water solutions.

IWA Thought Leadership

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Water-Wise Stories

For a water-wise world.


Building a Sustainable Future

The well-known historical city is tackling new challenges. Lyon, the beautiful French city at the intersection of the Rhone and Saone rivers, is expecting some changes. Learn more.


Melbourne Basin

Melbourne Water led a series of  strategic conversations with the community across the region for an integrated planning approach to keep Melbourne a liveable, water sensitive city. Read more…


De Watergroep, Belgium

In the densely populated and cultivated region of Flanders, investing in the long-term protection of water supplies through nature-based solutions (NBS) is a means of addressing serious water quality issues stemming from agricultural and industrial pollution. Learn more…


Silver Mugisha

The water sector needs to attract and inspire professionals to choose to work and stay in the water sector. Watch video.

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