April 8, 2021
IWA Young Water Professionals (YWPs) and the Emerging Water Leaders Steering Committee held an online discussion attended by 68 YWPs from around the world to talk about the Future of WASH.
March 3, 2021
As I write this blog from my house in London, I reflect on the fact that here we are fortunate to receive 24/7 access to running water and safe sanitation. This basic, yet vital, service allows women, girls, and those who menstrua...
February 26, 2021
The devastating impacts of climate change on people, their environment as well as on the economies of countries are felt in all regions of the world and in every strata of society. Ironically, however, the deadliest impacts of the...
February 2, 2021
IWA is supporting awareness of #WorldWetlandsDay today. Currently 2.2 billion people do not have access to safe drinking water. By 2050, we will require 55% more water due to population growth, and wetlands are key to providing fr...
January 28, 2021
Utilities must build resilience to counter climate change Climate change is already an established reality in Africa. Prolonged droughts, unprecedented floods, depleted rain forests, and ocean acidification are regional climate ph...
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.