March 11, 2020 Membership

New dates for IWA events

In light of on-going development of the global spread of COVID-19, a number of IWA events have been rescheduled.


  • The 2020 IWA Water and Industry is initiated to provide a knowledge sharing platform on new advances related to the water cycle in industry. The conference will take place in Nanjing, China, 24-28 August 2020. More information here: 


  • The  2020 IWA Smart Solutions for Water Losses conference will be held in Shenzhen, China with the new dates 8-11 November 2020. The conference is the tenth in the series of IWA water loss reduction specialty conferences, and will present and discuss the latest developments, strategies, techniques and applications of international best practices in non-revenue water management. More information here:


  • The IWA Digital Water Summit is an important new addition to IWA’s events programme, exploring the impacts and opportunities of digital technologies in the water sector. IWA looks forward to the rescheduled event and, on behalf the local organisers, extends an invitation to Bilbao, Spain, 30 November – 3 December 2020. More information here:


  • The established IWA Leading Edge Technologies Conference (IWA LET) series is one of the highlights of IWA’s events schedule, showcasing cutting-edge developments in water and wastewater technologies. IWA also looks forward to this rescheduled event and, on behalf the local organisers, extends an invitation to Reno, Nevada, USA, 21-26 February 2021. More information here:


The decisions to reschedule the events were taken based on local advice and international guidance as precautionary steps in the interests of the health and safety of all attendees, and to help ensure the events programme maintains IWA’s expected high standard.


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