November 18, 2014
 Video showing interviews with participants and meeting insights into the four Nexus Dialogue workshops across the globe. Shown at the Beijing Nexus Symposium November 2014.
In late September 2014, global attention focused on two assemblies separated by five time zones across one ocean. New York and Lisbon hosted influential gatherings to advance human progress in the face of escalating competition over finite natural resources, in particular: water. The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition Synthesis Report is a groundbreaking report documenting the key discuss...
September 23, 2014
Capacity development support Against a backdrop of the water sector facing the need to attract young talent to help find and implement solutions across a diverse set of issues, IWA’s Young Water Professionals Congress programme ...
September 23, 2014
Essential foundations needed for successful water utilities Water utilities around the world vary in how they are set up, especially in terms of public or private sector ownership, but they all share management issues on which imp...
September 23, 2014
The challenges of scaling-up water recycling More extensive use of managed recycling of water offers one of the most promising opportunities for coping with ever-growing pressures on water resources, but there are significant chal...
September 22, 2014
Countries may need to double existing capacity or risk undermining attainment of universal access to clean water and sanitation Shortages of human resources in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector will undermine the pro...
Shortages of human resources in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector will undermine the progress made by many countries over the last decades to increase access to water and sanitation. In this report, the first of its kind, the IWA provides an overarching recommendation for the development of national capacity development strategies that have high-level political buy-in with involveme...
September 20, 2014
Water’s key but complex role in development and health With water professionals gathered in Lisbon to exchange experiences on providing water and sanitation around the world, keynote speaker Hans Rosling of the Gapminder Founda...
Sanitation 21  is an important component of the global sanitation toolkit, which presents a planning framework based on international best practices. Initially developed in 2006, this updated version builds on recent experiences where good planning has formed an integral part of achieving improvements in urban sanitation. The document sets out key principles and process guidelines to help city s...
August 22, 2014
Announcing the Global Winners of the IWA 2014 Project Innovation Awards Singapore, 22.08.14 The water sector is facing unprecedented global challenges, urgent and innovative action is necessary to define new solutions to the globa...