August 26, 2016
Can you imagine a world in which antibiotics no longer work? Almost a century after Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillin in 1928, the era of life-saving, life-enhancing antibiotics may be coming to an end. Antibiotics, ab...
August 25, 2016
The Manual highlights the human rights principles and criteria in relation to drinking water and sanitation. It explains the international legal obligations in terms of operational policies and practice that will support the progr...
June 20, 2016
Humanity cannot thrive and survive without water. Cities cannot function without water. A simple, but powerful reality. And yet, the pace of planning, innovation, governance, stakeholder collaboration and level of citizen engageme...
June 14, 2016
Water quality issues are complex and dynamic in nature and need urgent attention and action. Improving efficiency of water use requires regulatory frameworks that better reflect how different water uses require different water qua...
June 14, 2016
The Reliable supply of good safe drinking water is fundamental to a healthy community and to its economic development. Establishment of an effective management framework to achieve this goal is therefore of critical importance. Th...
June 13, 2016
Regional Challenges and Opportunities for Building Drought and Climate Resilience for Farmers, Cities, and Villages South Asia—the world’s fastest growing region—is the largest abstractor of groundwater; it pumps nearly a th...
May 25, 2016
In order to recognize the importance of interdisciplinary research at the interface of microbial ecology and water/wastewater treatment the IWA/ISME Bio Cluster has created the ISME/IWA Bio Cluster Award. This prestigious prize...
April 26, 2016
The World Health Organisation and its partners have set guideline values and health-based targets, helping define what concentration of hazardous chemicals and pathogens constitutes a ‘safe’ concentration for human con...
March 22, 2016
Professor Joan Rose, the Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research at Michigan State University and IWA Distinguished Fellow, was today named the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. The award was made for her tireless contributions t...
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February 26, 2016
CAN NANO-TECHNOLOGY BE THE FIX FOR WATER? from IWA on Vimeo.