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December 5, 2016
Ben Schouten is an advisor for the European Commission on the ‘Internet of Things’ as well as for the Dutch Cultural Media Fund, responsible for E-culture. He graduated from the Rietveld Art Academy in 1983 and found himself i...
November 14, 2016
2030 timeline to solve all major water challenges Solving global water challenges is now recognised as one of the top priorities for humankind. The recently adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals, with their 169 measurable targ...
November 4, 2016
The new round of climate change negotiations taking place at the COP22 in Morocco this week brings a new opportunity to address the critical issues of water scarcity and drought. Today, 4 billion people are impacted by severe wate...
October 6, 2016
Governments around the world have adopted the Sustainable Development Goals to stop and reverse the decline of water quality and the destruction of freshwater ecosystems. They have set ambitious targets to “improve water quality...
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...
September 26, 2016
Gunter Pauli’s Entrepreneurial Journey, from Guru of Biodegradability to Advocacy of Sustainability   It wasn’t enough merely to make and sell biodegradable soap to tree-hugging consumers. No. Gunter Pauli was a young man...
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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...
September 19, 2016
We are poised at a moment in history. The demand for water and sanitation services is greater than it has ever been. The role of water in improving human lives has never been more important. And all countries have recently agreed ...
September 8, 2016
The failure of water services is dramatic, affects thousands of people and businesses, has financial implications and is likely to hit the local, if not the national, headlines. As the saying goes, reputations take a lifetime to b...