June 5, 2020
Photo by Gustavo Quepón on Unsplash This year’s theme for World Environment Day is Time for Nature, and with COVID-19  many of us are now taking the time  to appreciate our green spaces as the monotony of lockdowns are bei...
June 4, 2020
Sri Lanka is a fertile tropical island in the South Asian region. The country’s climate, the healthiness of soil, and the availability of water have made agriculture, as one of the dominant sectors in its economy. Approximately ...
April 22, 2020
The Water Industry is set to embrace several changes in the coming years due to rapid urbanisation, severe climate changes, rising customer demands and emerging digital technologies. These changes will present businesses with a co...
December 20, 2019
IWA has published 45 blogs throughout 2019 and they have altogether garnered an impressive 25K views. We are grateful for the contributions from our bloggers and for our readers. Thanks to you, the IWA blog has become a reference ...
June 18, 2019
Throughout my education, I’ve read frequent articles on cities pioneering sustainability approaches and practices – cities like Seattle, London, LA, Melbourne and Amsterdam are often cited as examples of adaptive, responsi...
March 20, 2019
Leaving No One Behind This year, the UN’s World Water Day on 22 March 2019 theme is “Leaving no one behind”, considering groups whose access to water and sanitation may be overlooked and working to break down barr...
August 24, 2018
Nature-based solutions are already in place and scaling them up is possible Nature-based Solutions (NBS) applications [1] are many around the world. However, their cases are often isolated or pilot studies, and the concept of NBS...
August 13, 2018
Water is at the heart of sustainable development and is critical for socio-economic development, energy and food production, healthy ecosystems and human survival. To provide an in-depth review of the global status of Sustainable ...
July 18, 2018
Solving the planet’s water challenges has never been more urgent. The global population is growing exponentially, while rapid agricultural and industrial development continues apace. Migration to cities is increasing demand for ...
July 11, 2018
Phosphorus (P) is essential to human life and vital for food production. It is the critical building block of DNA, cell membrane and bones and plays a crucial role in cellular energy metabolism. Today, P is mostly obtained from mi...