September 11, 2019
On the initiative Berlin’s water utility Berliner Wasserbetriebe and the Berlin Center of Competence for Water (KWB), the City of Berlin has now endorsed the IWA principles on Water-wise Cities. At the opening ceremony of the In...
Climate changeSDGs
June 13, 2019
IWA President Diane D’Arras discusses at the 4th European Climate Change Adaptation conference (ECCA),  the three priorities for water: replenish – treat waste water to return it to the river,  reduce – we ...
May 9, 2019
The Flood and Drought Management Tools (FDMT) project, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) under its International Waters (IW) portfolio, was implemented by UN Environment and jointly executed by DHI and the Internatio...
May 9, 2019
The effect of climate change on the hydrological cycle is becoming a growing phenomenon and resulting in impacts including flood and drought events, disappearance of glaciers, decrease in groundwater recharge, and water quality de...
Two tropical cyclones hit south eastern Africa in the same season this year – this is unheard of and the resulting natural disaster is the worst to hit the region in two decades. Ever-worsening storms and climate change are dest...
Climate change
April 10, 2019
Copenhagen is a northern harbour city which has experienced a number of severe rainfall events, namely cloudbursts, with the largest pouring down in July 2011. The damages amounted to around 1 billion US dollars, and climate proje...
February 1, 2019
Over the last few decades, Burkina Faso, partly due to its geographical location, has experienced strong seasonal and annual climatic variations that place pressure on limited water resources. Climate variability is a major constr...
January 18, 2019
Una guía internacional sobre el enfoque WaCCliM La Hoja de Ruta Hacia una Empresa de Agua y Saneamiento Urbano con Bajas Emisiones de Carbono ofrece a los gestores de empresas de agua y saneamiento un enfoque para dar respuesta a...
January 18, 2019
An international guide to the WaCCliM approach The Roadmap to a Low-Carbon Urban Water Utility presents utility managers with an approach to address their most pressing challenges, while reducing carbon emissions through measures ...
December 7, 2018
IWA connects professionals across sectors to deliver water-wise climate solutions   Improved resilience to climate change Achieving the SDGs is intrinsically linked to water and climate change. While decision-making tools are imp...