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...
April 13, 2021
In March this year, UN Water, in collaboration with other UN entities responsible for SDG 6 targets, launched a report to summarise the progress towards achieving universal access to water and sanitation globally by 2030. The repo...
April 12, 2021
In June 2020, the International Water Association launched a new initiative, ‘Regulating for Citywide Inclusive Sanitation’ (R-CWIS). Through this initiative, in collaboration with representatives from regulators and organis...
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...