January 11, 2021
By Catarina Morais & Zach White of GSMA In Sub-Saharan Africa there are more unique mobile subscribers (477 million) than there are people with access to safely managed water services (275 million). The expansion of mobile con...
January 6, 2021
In 2015, the vast majority of countries committed to limiting global warming during a summit in Paris, France. Since then, a growing number of countries have put in place legally binding dates by which to reach net zero carbon. Gi...
December 18, 2020
This unprecedented year has made clear to all of us the extent to which we depend on digital technologies in both our personal and working lives. While the world was fighting against the global pandemic, many organisations and uni...
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 20, 2020
  The IWA Emerging Water Leaders Steering Committee  held an online discussion with the IWA Young Water Professionals  on 11 November 2020. This gave attendees an opportunity to meet peers and exchange ideas on topics rele...
November 20, 2020
Unpredictability has been a trend in 2020, with COVID-19 being one of the greatest challenges in a generation. However, we must not forget the ongoing threat of climate change which is connected to a myriad of events such as the t...
November 18, 2020
The International Water Association (IWA) and Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) have come together to present a fresh vision of a public health ecosystem that extracts new value from wastewater. The paper echoes the following key messa...
November 17, 2020
In Copenhagen, Denmark, the local utility company Frederiksberg Forsyning has invested in intelligent pumps and advanced pump control with Grundfos DDD – Demand Driven Distribution – to reduce water leakage and energy ...
November 16, 2020
To be able to plan and prepare for future problematic events whether it is pandemics, floods or infrastructure disruptions, is essential for the water sector to maintain service. Looking at  the Caribbean and the US Eastern Seabo...