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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...
November 14, 2016
2030 timeline to solve all major water challenges Solving global water challenges is now recognised as one of the top priorities for humankind. The recently adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals, with their 169 measurable targ...
November 4, 2016
The new round of climate change negotiations taking place at the COP22 in Morocco this week brings a new opportunity to address the critical issues of water scarcity and drought. Today, 4 billion people are impacted by severe wate...
Climate changeEnvironment
October 13, 2016
IWA President 2016 from IWA on Vimeo. A civil engineer for nearly forty years, d’Arras is becoming President of the world’s largest international association of water professionals at a time of great challenges, changes and op...
October 12, 2016
Water management is increasingly challenged by pressures such as population growth, sea level rise and climate change. Given the uncertainties about the future, how do you create a sustainable water management plan? Different stak...
October 11, 2016
Water scarcity is one of the most pervasive challenges facing communities around the world. Access to clean water and shortages of this precious resource is ranked as the number one global risk in the World Economic Forum’s ‘G...
Climate changeSociety
October 10, 2016
The Sustainable Development Goals from IWA on Vimeo. With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, an unprecedented opportunity for ‘water’ has emerged. The goals are ambitious to say the least, yet provide a new fra...