July 15, 2021
Despite water covering 70% of the Earth’s surface, water is a lot less abundant than it seems, especially in places like Sub-Saharan Africa. Poverty, compounded with rapid population growth and rural-urban migration, have render...
July 6, 2021
Meet the team of expert panellists taking part in a high-level water policy panel on the future of regulation & water policy for climate mitigation and adaptation, part of the closing plenary of IWA’s Virtual 6th Internation...
July 6, 2021
Water regulators should develop a model to identify the full life costs and benefits of sanitation services, according to a new report from the International Water Association (IWA). This approach, which could be based on the exis...
July 5, 2021
Water is the core element to sustaining human life, needed not only for human consumption but also for food, energy, and industrial production, which eventually translates into growth and development. Usage of water faces competin...
July 2, 2021
The IWA Digital Water Programme is pleased to announce that the Digital Transformation Hub (DTHub) is now live! The DTHub will highlight commercially available digital solutions that are currently used to address specific challen...
July 1, 2021
Floods and storms are responsible for almost three-quarters of climate disasters. Yet, all around the world, resilience to climate shocks does not get as much attention as the “net zero” agenda.
June 24, 2021
Our first ever virtual World Water Congress has been an absolute success! We hosted 51 sessions presented by more than 150 speakers, screened three insightful documentaries shining light on emerging water issues and presented the ...
June 24, 2021
Professor David Sedlak of UC Berkeley and author of Water 4.0 shares his perspective on the next path for water management.
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...
June 15, 2021
The poster prize winners have been announced in a plenary session during the second week of the Digital World Water Congress, which took place between 24 May – 4 June 2021. The sessions, presentations and posters were organi...