January 27, 2021
Digital World Water Congress 2021 IWA will be holding a major virtual event – the Digital World Water Congress – from 24 May – 4 June this year. The Congress will include a range of presentations, networking opportunities, p...
January 14, 2021
In recent times, the water and sanitation sector has been progressing at varying speeds in different parts of the world.  Despite the progress made, as water and sanitation professionals and leaders, we cannot be complacent. We n...
December 11, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic we have faced this year has brought new challenges to the water sector. There is an even greater need to improve water quality and safety, with existing treatment processes now under the microscope. Positivel...
November 20, 2020
The International Water Association (IWA) Sustainable Development Goals Taskforce was formed in 2017 to identify a valuable role for IWA to play in attaining the SDGs. This research recognised three roles: Supporting the developme...
November 19, 2020
Catalysing Citywide Inclusive Sanitation Through Regulating Service Providers This article is part of a series for World Toilet Day highlighting issues within the WHO-UNICEF State of the World’s Sanitation report.
November 18, 2020
The International Water Association (IWA) and Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) have come together to present a fresh vision of a public health ecosystem that extracts new value from wastewater. The paper echoes the following key messa...
Faecal sludge management in rural India – Case from Dhenkanal, Odisha India has made tremendous gain in eliminating opening defecation in the last five years under its national sanitation programme, Swachh Bharat Mission (Cl...
October 16, 2020
We live in a world with ever-changing new normals, technological disruptions, groundbreaking solutions – and countless buzzwords. We can do things today that were unthinkable just a couple of years back. The International Water ...
October 14, 2020
In October 2020, thousands of water professionals, colleagues and friends were to convene in Copenhagen. We were ready to share with you how we achieved bathing water in our harbour, how we combine climate change adaptation with u...
October 13, 2020
IWA Announces New Initiative & Webinar Series: Regulating for Citywide Inclusive Sanitation The International Water Association (IWA) has launched a new IWA initiative: Regulating Citywide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS). This ini...