October 5, 2016
Water scarcity and drought know no national boundaries. But tension is rising between states competing over water claims, a precious resource. There is an increasing need to strengthen regional cooperation on water related challen...
October 5, 2016
Water and wastewater systems emit significant amounts of CO2 and other greenhouse gases. At the same time, climate change is aggravating the challenges that water and wastewater utilities face. The water sector can make a major co...
October 3, 2016
Climate change impacts are increasingly severe, more frequent and less predictable, impacting the wellbeing of societies, the economy and the sustainable management of water resources. The collection of, and most importantly, acce...
September 30, 2016
How water will be used and managed in Australia and globally in 2040. Arup’s study, The Future of Urban Water, outlines four different scenarios for how water authorities will manage the resource and how consumers will acce...
September 28, 2016
The global water challenge is unprecedented. Climate change, rapid urbanisation, increasing consumption and demand for food and energy, and changing land use, will leave few countries and communities unaffected. The demand for wat...
September 27, 2016
The Global Trends and Challenges in Water Science, Research and Management compendium, draws upon the expertise of IWA’s specialist groups who have identified the hot topics, innovations and global trends in water science, resea...
September 26, 2016
Gunter Pauli’s Entrepreneurial Journey, from Guru of Biodegradability to Advocacy of Sustainability   It wasn’t enough merely to make and sell biodegradable soap to tree-hugging consumers. No. Gunter Pauli was a young man...
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September 23, 2016
The Principles for Water-Wise Cities outlines a framework to assist urban leaders and professionals to develop and implement their vision for sustainable urban water and resilient planning and design in their cities. Join the jour...
September 19, 2016
We are poised at a moment in history. The demand for water and sanitation services is greater than it has ever been. The role of water in improving human lives has never been more important. And all countries have recently agreed ...
In an era of increasing water scarcity, coupled with continued population and industrial growth, climate change and environmental degradation, we need to conserve water, as well as creating new sources of high quality water to sus...