• utilities
  • water supply
  • drought

Water forever whatever the weather

Organization IWA
Author Sue Murphy
Year 2014
Topics Drinking Water Systems, Urban Water Management, Water & Climate Change, Water & society
Level of action Water & Sanitation services/ Utility level


Transforming utilities to deliver efficient and sustainable water services  is the theme of Sue Murphy’s keynote address at the World Water Congress & Exhibition 2014. Learn more: worldwatercongress.org

The CEO of Water Corporation of Western Australia is a graduate in Civil Engineer from the University of Western Australia, Sue won the Clough Scholarship and joined Clough Engineering, commencing a 25-year career with them. Twelve years in the field as a site engineer and project manager led to corporate roles with a focus on human resources, safety and engineering design management. She became the first woman on the board of Clough Engineering Ltd. Each year from 2009 – 2013, Sue Murphy was listed in the top 100 most influential engineers in Australia by Engineers Australia.

The International Water Association (IWA) is an organisation that brings together people from across the water profession to deliver equitable and sustainable water solutions for our world.