July 7, 2020
The current global health situation has led us into new forms of working together as well as meeting each other. The IWA is the network of water professionals who wish to engage with each other and exchange professional and sector...
Digitalisation
July 1, 2020
Open Source refers to software that is free to use for the public. It allows for the quick implementation/adoption of new technologies as well as encourages collaboration. Listen as Branko Kerkez, Associate Professor, University o...
June 26, 2020
Water and wastewater utilities provide essential services – the good management of these resources saves lives. This global health crisis has put a special spotlight on water utilities and they are managing the crisis with innov...
June 22, 2020
COVID-19 and Safe Hand Washing- What has changed for the urban middle class in Northern India? As India went into lockdown in March 2020 due to COVID-19, I was sitting in home contemplating what I can do in this lockdown situation...
June 5, 2020
Today we celebrate World Environment Day 2020. This is the most renowned day for environmental action. Since 1974, it has been celebrated every year on 5 June; engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus th...
June 5, 2020
Photo by Gustavo Quepón on Unsplash This year’s theme for World Environment Day is Time for Nature, and with COVID-19  many of us are now taking the time  to appreciate our green spaces as the monotony of lockdowns are bei...
June 4, 2020
Sri Lanka is a fertile tropical island in the South Asian region. The country’s climate, the healthiness of soil, and the availability of water have made agriculture, as one of the dominant sectors in its economy. Approximately ...
Digitalisation
May 29, 2020
The digital transformation presents new business opportunities for the water sector. Listen as Rik Thijssen, Manager of Business Development at Vitens, gives his thoughts on them as well as the ways in which digitalisation can hel...
DigitalisationTechnology
May 26, 2020
One of the biggest concerns about the digital water transformation is privacy. How can utilities ensure that the customers data remains confidential? Who protects it from being stolen or used for the unethical gain? Professor Vlad...
May 26, 2020
At my kitchen table I sat when I received the invitation to be on a panel about Gender Matters: Organisational Implementation and Capacity Development during the UNESCO-IHE Delft Capacity Development Symposium (Thursday 28 May 2 p...