October 5, 2016
Water scarcity and drought know no national boundaries. But tension is rising between states competing over water claims, a precious resource. There is an increasing need to strengthen regional cooperation on water related challen...
October 5, 2016
Water and wastewater systems emit significant amounts of CO2 and other greenhouse gases. At the same time, climate change is aggravating the challenges that water and wastewater utilities face. The water sector can make a major co...
September 28, 2016
The global water challenge is unprecedented. Climate change, rapid urbanisation, increasing consumption and demand for food and energy, and changing land use, will leave few countries and communities unaffected. The demand for wat...
September 27, 2016
The Global Trends and Challenges in Water Science, Research and Management compendium, draws upon the expertise of IWA’s specialist groups who have identified the hot topics, innovations and global trends in water science, resea...
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September 23, 2016
The Principles for Water-Wise Cities outlines a framework to assist urban leaders and professionals to develop and implement their vision for sustainable urban water and resilient planning and design in their cities. Join the jour...
July 13, 2016
Society and businesses are moving towards a circular economy; a concept that has emerged in response to drawbacks of the conventional ‘take-make-consume and dispose’ model of growth, and the shift towards sustainable developme...
June 14, 2016
This report addresses a critical issue facing mayors in cities around the world: access to clean and adequate water supplies. The growth of urban populations, coupled with incidences of sudden climate stress and long-term land deg...
June 14, 2016
More than half of humanity now lives in cities. Large cities alone represent US $21.8 trillion in economic activity, or 48 percent of global GDP. All cities, regardless of size, need a clean, consistent water supply to thrive, so ...
June 13, 2016
For many rural farmers, fishers, and community groups, food, water and energy resources are not considered as separate pillars but are part of the system they live and work in and need to be managed accordingly. Therefore, at the ...
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February 26, 2016
Opening of the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2015 from IWA on Vimeo.