Climate changeEnvironment
February 17, 2017
What actions should we take to achieve a water wise world? In this open platform young professionals aged 35 and under were challenged with the task to continue to build an action agenda. Building on previously defined key visions...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...