August 13, 2018
Water is at the heart of sustainable development and is critical for socio-economic development, energy and food production, healthy ecosystems and human survival. To provide an in-depth review of the global status of Sustainable ...
May 24, 2018
One of the very first things that struck me when I came to the Netherlands, was how inconsequential drinking water was for people. Virtually, every household can drink water directly from the tap. The situation back in my country ...
February 26, 2018
The Reuse Opportunity: Cities seizing the reuse opportunity in circular economy Wastewater is a global problem. Today, around 80% of all wastewater is discharged untreated into rivers, lakes and oceans. It creates health and envir...
June 21, 2017
To understand progress on Water Safety Plans (WSP) to date and to inform the future WSP support agenda, WHO and the International Water Association have undertaken a global review of WSP experiences. Based on information gathered ...
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...
August 24, 2016
The IWA Principles for Water Wise Cities aim to provide the necessary frameworks and principles to assist urban leaders to develop and implement their vision for sustainable urban water, and resilient planning and design in their ...
April 13, 2015
The Lisbon Charter is an international framework of good practice for public policy and regulation in drinking water supply, sanitation and wastewater management services. It contains clear reference to the rights and responsibil...