August 27, 2019
Being part of an IWA Specialist Group offers Young Water Professionals (YWP) the possibility to function in an environment they often do not come into contact with as junior employees, or even as water professionals in general. Th...
July 8, 2019
Do you live in a city where drinking water is available 24×7?  Then, you are quite blessed!   In what’s becoming an increasingly common story, many cities today are at risk of running out of water, with water availab...
June 27, 2019
As the concept of a global community becomes more prominent via the use of digital and other communications innovations, so too is our water community. By engaging and harnessing global innovations, we collectively deliver great w...
March 11, 2019
Water utilities around the world require innovative strategies to manage their available resources to satisfy pressing and increasing needs of the populations they serve. The application of digital technologies to manage informati...
January 8, 2019
It is becoming increasingly difficult to protect our water sources against chemical pollution from growing urbanisation and social and technological development. With tens of thousands of chemicals in commercial use and millions o...
August 30, 2018
Faced with a fast rate of urbanisation and population growth, national and local governments are finding it difficult to provide essential services like safe drinking water and sanitation, especially in the socioeconomic context o...
August 27, 2018
On Thursday 16th I attended the AWA NSW State Conference and came away with this one question: Where did all the certainty go? Every presentation I went to had something to say about change, about stepping “into the grey”, ab...
August 24, 2018
Nature-based solutions are already in place and scaling them up is possible Nature-based Solutions (NBS) applications [1] are many around the world. However, their cases are often isolated or pilot studies, and the concept of NBS...
July 18, 2018
Solving the planet’s water challenges has never been more urgent. The global population is growing exponentially, while rapid agricultural and industrial development continues apace. Migration to cities is increasing demand for ...
October 31, 2017
Many of the world’s leading philanthropic organizations, development banks, government officials, and impact entrepreneurs gathered last month at the United Nations to address the world’s most pressing human challenges.  For ...