February 24, 2022
One of the challenges shaping the water sector is the discussion around the vital role that women play. Even though the water sector recognises that gender matters for water and that women are critical to achieving sustainability,...
August 12, 2021
Nature often acts as a as a conduit for untreated sewage into water bodies, wetlands, or the sea. However, a planned approach using nature-based solutions (NBS) not only improves sanitation services, but also provide numerous co-b...
July 22, 2021
In the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, some face masks used to control the spread of the virus as personal protective equipment (PPE) have become an emerging threat to water, aquatic life and the environment.
July 1, 2021
Floods and storms are responsible for almost three-quarters of climate disasters. Yet, all around the world, resilience to climate shocks does not get as much attention as the “net zero” agenda.
June 24, 2021
Professor David Sedlak of UC Berkeley and author of Water 4.0 shares his perspective on the next path for water management.
May 24, 2021
Dear colleagues and friends, We are delighted to welcome you to IWA’s 2021 Digital World Water Congress. Now is the time for us all to collaborate and work with a laser-like focus on solutions to enable benefits to be felt acros...
March 25, 2021
Over 1000 people from 84 countries registered for the recent webinar on thermal and chemical energy recovery from wastewater. More than 50% of attendees were young water professionals. Over 100 questions were raised and discussed ...
March 3, 2021
As I write this blog from my house in London, I reflect on the fact that here we are fortunate to receive 24/7 access to running water and safe sanitation. This basic, yet vital, service allows women, girls, and those who menstrua...
February 26, 2021
The devastating impacts of climate change on people, their environment as well as on the economies of countries are felt in all regions of the world and in every strata of society. Ironically, however, the deadliest impacts of the...
February 15, 2021
One third of the global population has no access to toilets or latrines, while six in 10 do not have access to safely managed sanitation facilities. Furthermore, 80% of wastewater from human activities is discharged into rivers an...