December 1, 2021
We are pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the 17th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies taking place in Reno, United States, on 27 March – 2 April 2022. LET is the global conferen...
July 29, 2021
Managing ageing infrastructure and large networks of water systems are big challenges facing water companies all over the world. In 2021, a study led by a team at United Nations University identified ageing water infrastructure as...
July 2, 2021
The IWA Digital Water Programme is pleased to announce that the Digital Transformation Hub (DTHub) is now live! The DTHub will highlight commercially available digital solutions that are currently used to address specific challen...
April 15, 2021
Meta-data refers to descriptive information essential to convert large volumes of raw data into useful resources. With the advance of digitalisation in the water sector, it is fundamental to avoid data graveyards and, on the other...
March 11, 2021
Ensuring universal access to safe drinking water and sanitation services is becoming increasingly challenging. In the future, water will be a scarcer commodity, potentially leading to more international conflicts over water access...
March 10, 2021
The need to handle increasing amounts of data while improving capital and operational efficiencies has directed the attention of the water sector towards advanced digital tools such as operational digital twins. Digital twins can ...
December 10, 2020
The global water industry today is facing multiple challenges, including leakages, contamination and managing limited resources. These challenges are not limited to developing countries. For instance, Melbourne, Australia, recentl...
December 2, 2020
Report author: Oliver Grievson, Technical Lead at Z-Tech Control Systems The concept of the Digital Transformation, especially in the Water Industry, includes a broad range of techniques and methods that can be used to allow the i...
November 26, 2020
Science and engineering help us understand the world and change it for the better. For example, advancements in drinking water, from germ theory and handwashing to filtration and chlorine disinfection, have substantially reduced d...
November 3, 2020
Uncertainty in planning, designing and modelling of urban water infrastructure. Uncertainty is an often unnoticed aspect of everyday life. The progressing digitalisation of the water industry brings more and more data and models i...