July 22, 2021
In the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, some face masks used to control the spread of the virus as personal protective equipment (PPE) have become an emerging threat to water, aquatic life and the environment.
July 15, 2021
Despite water covering 70% of the Earth’s surface, water is a lot less abundant than it seems, especially in places like Sub-Saharan Africa. Poverty, compounded with rapid population growth and rural-urban migration, have render...
July 6, 2021
Meet the team of expert panellists taking part in a high-level water policy panel on the future of regulation & water policy for climate mitigation and adaptation, part of the closing plenary of IWA’s Virtual 6th Internation...
July 6, 2021
Water regulators should develop a model to identify the full life costs and benefits of sanitation services, according to a new report from the International Water Association (IWA). This approach, which could be based on the exis...
July 5, 2021
Water is the core element to sustaining human life, needed not only for human consumption but also for food, energy, and industrial production, which eventually translates into growth and development. Usage of water faces competin...
July 1, 2021
Floods and storms are responsible for almost three-quarters of climate disasters. Yet, all around the world, resilience to climate shocks does not get as much attention as the “net zero” agenda.
June 14, 2021
Each year, the European Development Days (EDDs) bring the development community together to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. On ...
Regulators undoubtedly have an important role to play in creating strategies to enable companies to implement inclusive WASH services. Through IWA’s Regulating for Citywide Inclusive Sanitation initiative, many opportunities for...
May 13, 2021
In tackling our water woes, I am confident that we too have the technology to build water back better. But what we lack is the global political will to take hard policy decisions and make the investments that are needed to deliver...
April 13, 2021
As official supporters of UN Water’s #WorldWaterDay, we had a series of polls on social media to highlight a range of water & SDG 6 issues. We have seen great engagement among our followers with over 2,000 responses t...