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...
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 1, 2019
Over the last few decades, Burkina Faso, partly due to its geographical location, has experienced strong seasonal and annual climatic variations that place pressure on limited water resources. Climate variability is a major constr...
January 28, 2019
Intermittent Water Supply (IWS) refers to piped water supply service that is available to consumers less than 24 hours per day and affects at least 1.3 billion people around the world. In an IWS situation, consumers usually secure...
January 8, 2019
It is becoming increasingly difficult to protect our water sources against chemical pollution from growing urbanisation and social and technological development. With tens of thousands of chemicals in commercial use and millions o...
December 20, 2018
Thanks to our bloggers and readers, the IWA blog has become a reference for those with a thirst for communicating and learning about water, and for those wanting to discuss issues from different angles. Here are the top 5 of our m...
December 18, 2018
Christian Loderer, IWA Austria, interviews Enrique Cabrera, IWA Vice-President, and Ulrike Kelm, IWA Communications Manager. Photo: Enrique Cabrera, IWA Vice-President Photo source: FGWW   On the 15th of November 2018 Mr. Cab...
December 10, 2018
IWA Supports Capacity Development in Emerging PBC Markets   To support the growth of sustainable utilities, the International Water Association and the World Bank Group are promoting performance-based contracts (PBCs) as a me...
December 4, 2018
It has been seven years since Thailand was ravaged by severe flooding, significantly weakening both the economic and social environments of the country. Attributed to both natural and man-made factors, flooding in Thailand is comm...