April 15, 2021
Meta-data refers to descriptive information essential to convert large volumes of raw data into useful resources. With the advance of digitalisation in the water sector, it is fundamental to avoid data graveyards and, on the other...
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.
April 1, 2021
Insufficient public and municipal investment represents a major challenge for the long-term management of urban water infrastructure. In Germany, over the last decade, the annual investment for sewer rehabilitation amounted approx...
March 15, 2021
In recent months, there have been numerous news reports and discussions around the so-called ‘build back better’ agenda. It is a phrase which has become popularised due to its usage by key actors, such as the UN and the World ...
March 10, 2021
The need to handle increasing amounts of data while improving capital and operational efficiencies has directed the attention of the water sector towards advanced digital tools such as operational digital twins. Digital twins can ...
December 10, 2020
The global water industry today is facing multiple challenges, including leakages, contamination and managing limited resources. These challenges are not limited to developing countries. For instance, Melbourne, Australia, recentl...
December 2, 2020
Report author: Oliver Grievson, Technical Lead at Z-Tech Control Systems The concept of the Digital Transformation, especially in the Water Industry, includes a broad range of techniques and methods that can be used to allow the i...
November 20, 2020
  The IWA Emerging Water Leaders Steering Committee  held an online discussion with the IWA Young Water Professionals  on 11 November 2020. This gave attendees an opportunity to meet peers and exchange ideas on topics rele...
November 17, 2020
In Copenhagen, Denmark, the local utility company Frederiksberg Forsyning has invested in intelligent pumps and advanced pump control with Grundfos DDD – Demand Driven Distribution – to reduce water leakage and energy ...
November 16, 2020
To be able to plan and prepare for future problematic events whether it is pandemics, floods or infrastructure disruptions, is essential for the water sector to maintain service. Looking at  the Caribbean and the US Eastern Seabo...