January 14, 2021
In recent times, the water and sanitation sector has been progressing at varying speeds in different parts of the world.  Despite the progress made, as water and sanitation professionals and leaders, we cannot be complacent. We n...
January 11, 2021
By Catarina Morais & Zach White of GSMA In Sub-Saharan Africa there are more unique mobile subscribers (477 million) than there are people with access to safely managed water services (275 million). The expansion of mobile con...
January 6, 2021
In 2015, the vast majority of countries committed to limiting global warming during a summit in Paris, France. Since then, a growing number of countries have put in place legally binding dates by which to reach net zero carbon. Gi...
December 18, 2020
Firstly, I wanted to wish you a very happy festive season and all the best for the New Year. We are truly grateful to all our members for their hard work, dedication, and continued support – it’s your efforts that make IWA so ...
December 18, 2020
This unprecedented year has made clear to all of us the extent to which we depend on digital technologies in both our personal and working lives. While the world was fighting against the global pandemic, many organisations and uni...
December 17, 2020
IWA’s upcoming World Water Congress & Exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been moved forward to September 2022. The decision to postpone was taken due to the ongoing pandemic, and general uncertainty around live events an...
December 11, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic we have faced this year has brought new challenges to the water sector. There is an even greater need to improve water quality and safety, with existing treatment processes now under the microscope. Positivel...
December 10, 2020
The global water industry today is facing multiple challenges, including leakages, contamination and managing limited resources. These challenges are not limited to developing countries. For instance, Melbourne, Australia, recentl...
December 8, 2020
[For French version, please scroll down / Pour la version française, veuillez faire défiler vers le bas] One experience that lives with me to this day was the flooding we encountered during my time as a student in Maroua, north ...
November 26, 2020
Science and engineering help us understand the world and change it for the better. For example, advancements in drinking water, from germ theory and handwashing to filtration and chlorine disinfection, have substantially reduced d...