May 31, 2018
The Forum focuses on the resilience of water supply, drainage and wastewater systems in cities. It is a unique opportunity to learn about the Japanese experience from the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 in recovering the funct...
May 29, 2018
The winners of the Dreampipe Challenge, an innovation prize competition part of the wider UKAid funded Ideas to Impact Programme that aims to stimulate creative solutions across climate change adaptation,WASH, and energy access,...
Africa
May 14, 2018
Heidi Snyman talks about Water Basins in South Africa. Urban stakeholders have a critical role to play in preserving the freshwater resources on which they depend. A disruption in supply of freshwater resources to cities can have ...
April 26, 2018
Jurg Keller, head of the Programme Committee team for the IWA #WorldWaterCongress, highlights the main themes that will be the focus of the sessions and discussions amongst water professionals this year. Covering the full water cy...
April 25, 2018
IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition – 16 -21 September, 2018, Tokyo, Japan The Hague, The Netherlands, 25 April 2018 – Water leaders will meet in Tokyo, Japan, 16-21 September 2018 to debate and define new solut...
April 24, 2018
The digital economy, megacities, diffusion of innovation, disaster resilience and sustainability are the key focus of this years’ IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Tokyo. The Congress attracts leading professional...
April 20, 2018
Since the launch of the IWA Principles for Water-Wise Cities at the 2016 World Water Congress and Exhibition in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, cities all over the world have been signing on to the Water-Wise vision. On April 12,...
April 10, 2018
Opening a drinking water tap is a simple and cheap daily activity, one that is considered a given in many parts of the world. Those certainties may be questioned in the coming years if major funding and investment are not realised...
Conclusions, Key Messages and Outcomes from the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2017 Water scarcity is one of the most pervasive challenges facing communities around the world; and water security is one of the most critical issues confronting countries and cities today. The pressures of rapid urbanisation, declining water quality, growing water demand and climate change, are dr...
March 22, 2018
Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht, both prominent members of the International Water Association, have today been named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment. I...