April 1, 2021
Insufficient public and municipal investment represents a major challenge for the long-term management of urban water infrastructure. In Germany, over the last decade, the annual investment for sewer rehabilitation amounted approx...
March 15, 2021
In recent months, there have been numerous news reports and discussions around the so-called ‘build back better’ agenda. It is a phrase which has become popularised due to its usage by key actors, such as the UN and the World ...
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 ...
January 27, 2021
Digital World Water Congress 2021 IWA will be holding a major virtual event – the Digital World Water Congress – from 24 May – 4 June this year. The Congress will include a range of presentations, networking opportunities, p...
January 22, 2021
The Nature Conservancy has published a new report on the benefits of nature-based solutions for clean water for European cities. The report is entitled: ‘Resilient European Cities: Nature-based solutions for clean water&#821...
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...