Climate changeUrbanisation
January 26, 2017
  The IWA Principles for Water-wise cities help city leaders ensure that everyone in their cities has access to safe water and sanitation. One of the aims is to ensure that water is integrated in planning and design in cities...
January 24, 2017
The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia), was the global event for water professionals covering the full water cycle in 2016. This report highlights the conclusions, key messages and outcomes...
January 17, 2017
Water continues to rank high on the World Economic Forum’s risk ladder. The water crisis, together with extreme weather events, natural disasters, and the failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, forms part of the to...
January 11, 2017
The water sector finds itself facing unprecedented challenges. The World Economic Forum has placed water at the top of its global risks register, and few countries and communities will be left unaffected by the major drivers impac...
December 12, 2016
13 – 16 November 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina The International Water Association (IWA) and its main partner in Buenos Aires, Argentina´s Ministry of Internal Affairs, Public Works and Housing – Secretary of Water Resou...
AfricaAgricultureAsia-PacificClimate changeEnergyEnvironmentHealthIndustrySocietyUrbanisation
December 5, 2016
The best of #IWA2016Brisbane from IWA on Vimeo. A whole week of world class water knowledge, science and solutions. From 9 – 14 October, more than 5,000 leaders gathered in Brisbane at the World Water Congress and Exhibition to ...
Climate changeEnergyEnvironmentHealthKeynotesSocietyUrbanisation
December 5, 2016
Ben Schouten is an advisor for the European Commission on the ‘Internet of Things’ as well as for the Dutch Cultural Media Fund, responsible for E-culture. He graduated from the Rietveld Art Academy in 1983 and found himself i...
December 2, 2016
I recently worked on developing the Dakar City Water Story as part of the IWA’s Cities of the Future Programme. Learning about Dakar’s well-established urban water governance and innovative projects that attract delegations fr...
November 14, 2016
Rapid urbanisation is one of the greatest demographic shifts humanity has ever experienced, with the biggest impacts being felt by cities in developing and emerging economies. The unprecedented speed of change is creating enormous...