March 22, 2021
The International Water Association (IWA) is today (22 March) marking UN World Water Day, held annually to raise awareness of the 2.2 billion people without access to safe water. Although for many years IWA has actively recognised...
March 15, 2021
IWA has published a new factsheet entitled “Engaging vulnerable groups in the implementation of Climate Resilient WSP”. What are vulnerable groups? Both vulnerable and marginalized groups have disadvantages that need t...
The need to handle increasing amounts of data while improving capital and operational efficiencies has directed the attention of the water sector towards advanced digital tools such as operational digital twins. Digital twins can be seen as combinations of models and real-time data that provide a digital representation of a specific part of the water system’s behaviour. The aim of this white pap...
February 23, 2021
IWA is pleased to have become a formal supporter of UN World Water Day. WWD celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. IWA will be promoting the official 2021 campaign, whi...
February 19, 2021
IWA, together with Cranfield University, is offering 15 scholarships across our MSc courses in Water & Wastewater Engineering, Water & Sanitation for Development and Advanced Water Management. Those awarded the IWA Excelle...
February 17, 2021
IWA is delighted to announce that it will be hosting the Digital World Water Congress, which will take place virtually from 24 May – 4 June 2021. This major virtual event will focus on the biggest issues affecting the water ...
February 5, 2021
Pictured above: Mr. Ts.Torkhuu, Chairman of USUG (left) and Mr. Michael Klecheski, U.S Ambassador to Mongolia (right). The ambassador is shown presenting the USUG AquaRating certification seal to the chairman. IWA recently hosted ...
February 2, 2021
IWA is supporting awareness of #WorldWetlandsDay today. Currently 2.2 billion people do not have access to safe drinking water. By 2050, we will require 55% more water due to population growth, and wetlands are key to providing fr...
Following IWA’s 2nd International Water Regulators Forum held in 2015 in London, three working reports were published as key outcomes of the Forum. This third working paper entitled ‘Fit for Purpose Regulation’, discusses the need for regulatory instruments to match specific policy targets. Furthermore, it suggests that the regulatory system as a whole needs to strike the right b...
Following IWA’s 2nd International Water Regulators Forum held in 2015 in London, three working reports were published as key outcomes of the Forum. This second working paper, ‘Beyond Compliance Monitoring and Reporting’ highlights the various challenges of information management and data collection faced by regulators for the purpose of improving service provision.