June 17, 2021
Repeated, high-profile security incidents targeting the utilities industry, such as the attempted poisoning of a water treatment system in Florida, or the recent hack of the Colonial Pipeline, illustrate just how diverse the moder...
Regulators undoubtedly have an important role to play in creating strategies to enable companies to implement inclusive WASH services. Through IWA’s Regulating for Citywide Inclusive Sanitation initiative, many opportunities for...
May 24, 2021
Dear colleagues and friends, We are delighted to welcome you to IWA’s 2021 Digital World Water Congress. Now is the time for us all to collaborate and work with a laser-like focus on solutions to enable benefits to be felt acros...
May 13, 2021
In tackling our water woes, I am confident that we too have the technology to build water back better. But what we lack is the global political will to take hard policy decisions and make the investments that are needed to deliver...
April 13, 2021
In March this year, UN Water, in collaboration with other UN entities responsible for SDG 6 targets, launched a report to summarise the progress towards achieving universal access to water and sanitation globally by 2030. The repo...
April 8, 2021
IWA Young Water Professionals (YWPs) and the Emerging Water Leaders Steering Committee held an online discussion attended by 68 YWPs from around the world to talk about the Future of WASH.
April 1, 2021
Insufficient public and municipal investment represents a major challenge for the long-term management of urban water infrastructure. In Germany, over the last decade, the annual investment for sewer rehabilitation amounted approx...
March 30, 2021
How can we empower Young Water Professionals? This question was raised during an event discussing how water reuse can become a more common practice for drinking water purposes around the world. Education, collaboration and dialog...
March 25, 2021
Over 1000 people from 84 countries registered for the recent webinar on thermal and chemical energy recovery from wastewater. More than 50% of attendees were young water professionals. Over 100 questions were raised and discussed ...
March 15, 2021
In recent months, there have been numerous news reports and discussions around the so-called ‘build back better’ agenda. It is a phrase which has become popularised due to its usage by key actors, such as the UN and the World ...