April 8, 2020
The Hague, 8 April 2020. The COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is raising many questions for the water sector around the world. While operators provide their services within a national context, scientific and operational concerns and...
March 20, 2020
World Water Day 2020, on 22 March, is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives. Using water more efficiently w...
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...
May 17, 2019
According to the latest UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report (IPCC SR1.5, 2018) global warming is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2030 and 2052 if it continues to increase at the current rate. Climate-related...
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...
November 22, 2018
Strasbourg and SDEA join the water-wise movement The French city of Strasbourg and the regional provider of drinking water and sanitation services, the Syndicat des Eaux et de l’Assainissement Alsace-Moselle (SDEA) assert th...
September 20, 2018
The signing takes place at the Closing of the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, on 20 September 2018. 20 September 2018, Tokyo, Japan. The IWA Principles for Water-Wise Cities have been mobilising local governments, urban...
September 19, 2018
LAUNCH Thursday 20 September 2018, 09:45 – 10:30, IWA Pavilion • The roadmap is the first guide of its kind to demonstrate a practical approach towards low-carbon, holistic and sustainable urban water management. • Pilot uti...
September 18, 2018
Increasing numbers of cities worldwide risk reaching Day Zero, with taps running dry, and exacerbating the effects of climate change, unless they start actively managing and improving the resilience of their entire water basins, w...
September 17, 2018
Edamame, rice and growing meat and dairy sector most at risk Tokyo, 17 September 2018: Research into how increasing water scarcity and drought may impact the Japanese economy (1) was released by R2Water (2) and FutureWater (3) at ...