SDGs
March 21, 2019
Prof. Kala Vairavamoorthy, IWA Executive Director, addresses the theme of the United Nations World Water Day: “Leaving no one behind”.
The 2019 World Water Day is focusing on the huge challenge – to leave no-one-behind. This year’s World Water Day focus is one of the most significant shifts from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which aimed to incr...
March 20, 2019
Leaving No One Behind This year, the UN’s World Water Day on 22 March 2019 theme is “Leaving no one behind”, considering groups whose access to water and sanitation may be overlooked and working to break down barr...
March 1, 2019
Water managers and the myth of best practice Managing urban water challenges lies at the heart of a sustainable future and drives my work in the sector. As a coach, I talk to many managers and leaders grappling with difficult wate...
February 22, 2019
The IWA network has expanded its reach and diversity with the addition of a new governing member in Sri Lanka, the country that will host the IWA Water and Development Congress 2019, from 1 to 5 December in Colombo. Joining IWA as...
February 18, 2019
The UN High Level Panel on Water state “The replacement of inefficient taps, toilets, showerheads, washing machines, and dishwashers with more efficient models can have significant effects on water consumption in the home, reduc...
January 28, 2019
Intermittent Water Supply (IWS) refers to piped water supply service that is available to consumers less than 24 hours per day and affects at least 1.3 billion people around the world. In an IWS situation, consumers usually secure...
January 18, 2019
IWA members contribute to the FAMAE Foundation world’s largest challenge dedicated to water: PRECIOUS WATER! PRECIOUS WATER! is an international innovation challenge with €2,000,000 as prize amount aimed at entrepreneurs...
December 20, 2018
Thanks to our bloggers and readers, the IWA blog has become a reference for those with a thirst for communicating and learning about water, and for those wanting to discuss issues from different angles. Here are the top 5 of our m...
December 20, 2018
The IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition is the global event that brings together over 3,000 international water professionals to discuss, debate and present on water solutions for low and middle income co...