September 2, 2021
This month IWA’s Daniela Bemfica, Director of Strategic Programmes and Engagement, spoke to the Innovation News Network about IWA’s work and why it is crucial in ensuring water equity and global public health, especially a...
August 19, 2021
The latest IWA YWP Get-Together held on 28 July 2021 focused on the Next Generation Water Action initiative brought by DTU. During this event, IWA discussed about the NGWA mentorship activities and had inspiring conversations abou...
August 12, 2021
There are 2.4 billion people without improved sanitation and another 2.1 billion with inadequate sanitation (i.e. wastewater drains directly into surface waters), and despite improvements over the past decades, the unsafe manageme...
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 ...