Canadians are very fortunate to have proper access to sanitation systems that ensure our wastewater is dealt with appropriately. However, there is an on-going need in many communities to better improve how water resources are mana...
HealthSociety
March 17, 2017
Since the recognition, in 2010, of access to safe drinking water and sanitation as Human Rights by the Member States of the United Nations, important progress has been made in terms of policy formulation, legislation and regulatio...
February 17, 2017
As a fast growing economy, urbanising at an even faster rate, India is already water stressed. The severe drought of 2016, which affected more than half the country and saw some of the highest temperatures ever recorded, only serv...
HealthSociety
February 8, 2017
The keynote session of Hans Rosling – Professor International Health, Karolinska Institute and Chairman, Gapminder Foundation, delivered a fact-based worldview of humanity. Setting the stage for a week of discussions at the ...
January 24, 2017
The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia), was the global event for water professionals covering the full water cycle in 2016. This report highlights the conclusions, key messages and outcomes...
January 19, 2017
As the sun sets over the lush fields in the Indian city of Kolkata, it suddenly dawns upon me: this is the circular economy in action. It may be a low-income, low-tech, low-scale setting, but the scene before me is an example of t...
January 11, 2017
The journey of our water from source to tap is long, and not one we think much about. For most of us, our water starts high in the mountains, hundreds of miles away. From there, water flows across natural and working lands until a...
January 11, 2017
The water sector finds itself facing unprecedented challenges. The World Economic Forum has placed water at the top of its global risks register, and few countries and communities will be left unaffected by the major drivers impac...
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December 5, 2016
The best of #IWA2016Brisbane from IWA on Vimeo. A whole week of world class water knowledge, science and solutions. From 9 – 14 October, more than 5,000 leaders gathered in Brisbane at the World Water Congress and Exhibition to ...
HealthKeynotes
December 5, 2016
The water microbiome and the biohealth of the planet by Joan Rose from IWA on Vimeo. “Water is Life, But Water Quality is Health” – The microbiome of water allows to diagnose water quality in an unprecedented manner....