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 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...
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...
DigitalisationTechnology
May 22, 2020
The Marselisborg Wastewater Treatment Plant is not the typical WWTP you expect. It’s an old facility that cleans the wastewater generated by about 200, 000 people. But the plant is a climate marvel: it receives no sources of...
May 15, 2020
The Hague, Netherlands, 15 May. Due to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is being postponed and will now take place on 9-14 May 2021. It will still be held in the wond...
Digitalisation
May 14, 2020
The digitalisation of the water sector allows for improved management of water utilities as well as prompt communication with consumers. In her interview, Cecilia Wennberg, Vice President of Market Development at DHI, talked about...
May 14, 2020
The Hague, Netherlands, 12 May 2020. Imagine being in the middle of a pandemic with no access to safe sanitation or clean drinking water, and no room for personal space. What do you do when 2 of the most useful measures of prevent...
May 11, 2020
The Hague, Netherlands, 23 March 2020. At the first online meeting of the Progamme Committee of the International Water Regulators Forum (IWRF) its members ratified their nomination, accepted the Terms of References and outlined t...
May 11, 2020
The Hague, Netherlands, 29 April 2020. Regulatory agencies are at the forefront of making sure citizens and industry have access to fundamental services. They operate in a context of increasing complexity, technological disruption...