August 25, 2016 Climate change

WaCCliM, Decarbonizing the Water Sector

The water sector is increasingly being impacted by climate change, it also contributes up to 10 percent of global carbon emissions from its energy consumption, as well as other greenhouse gases such as nitrous oxide and methane from wastewater systems.

WaCCliM (the Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Change) is a project that defines a road map for water utilities and guides them towards energy and carbon neutrality.


Water underpins every aspect of human and environmental existence. The severe water challenges facing the world today require an unprecedented global response. IWA members and staff are situated in more than 140 countries worldwide, forming the large... Read full biography