Climate change
December 8, 2017
Dhesigen Naidoo, Water Research Commission, South Africa, describes a new world order of extreme weather events globally, a rise in population and consumption, and the commitment to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. This me...
Climate changeKeynotesSociety
November 27, 2017
The renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs introduced 3Ts: Trade Resources; Transform Water for Safe Use; and Traits of crops resistant to drought; and 3Fs Finance, Fairness and Funding. Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of...
Climate changeIndustrySociety
November 27, 2017
Resilience and sustainability are key to water professionals. Dealing with climate change and delivering the Sustainable Development Goals is paramount to the water sector and the world.
Climate changeUrbanisation
November 27, 2017
Water, from risk to reward – in a transformative way from IWA on Vimeo. Global urbanization provides many opportunities for growth, prosperity, innovation, emancipation, equality and prosperity. At the same time, rapid popul...
November 12, 2017
Back in 2004, the founders of Facebook launched their service to a select group of university students. Thirteen years later and the social network platform has 2 billion users per month, revolutionizing how we communicate and int...
October 12, 2017
The peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean has passed but the storms are not yet over. Hurricane Harvey broke rainfall records in the continental USA with its downpour severely impacting southeast Texas; Hurricane Irma, wa...
Climate change
September 4, 2017
The flood and Drought Management Tools project (fdmt.iwlearn.org/) is developing a decision support system (DSS) with appropriate technical applications facilitating the inclusion of information about floods, droughts and future s...
September 1, 2017
IWA and C40 are joining efforts to connect water professionals and city officials to support, promote and enable progressive water-related solutions that contribute to adaptation and mitigation of climate change impacts at a city-...
August 31, 2017
This November, Argentina will host the Water and Development Congress, organized by the International Water Association (IWA), an event that will attract leading experts in the field around the globe. We believe that an event of t...
In early 2016, it was reported that the salinity level of water in Thailand’s Chao Phraya River was dangerously high, putting the safety of drinking water for the nation’s capital, Bangkok, at risk. The official reason given f...