September 30, 2020
Water Stewardship: License to operate? After 200 years of industrialisation where water was used rather thoughtlessly and our natural resources and environment were almost neglected, the winds of change have begun to blow the rece...
September 8, 2020
Two publications have been released as outcomes of IWA’s project on Public Participation in the Regulation of Urban Water Services. This first report, ‘Guidelines for Public Participation in the Regulation of Urban Wat...
September 8, 2020
This second publication, ‘Tools for Public Participation in the Regulation of Urban Water Services’ outlines a tool that can be used as a simulation excercise which is designed to help practioners with the very first s...
March 6, 2020
“We cannot solve our problem with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein We’ve all heard about thinking out of the box… But it’s easier said than done. A few days ago I was pushed outside my box...
The urbanisation trend is an undeniable fact worldwide in large and small cities all over the globe. Water supply and sanitation are two of the most fundamental pillars for the sustainability of city inhabitants. Many cities in Ce...
November 26, 2019
 Using storm water solutions to create a better city. Examples from Copenhagen   Last month Copenhagen was the host of the C40 Mayors summit. Here more than 1000 mayors, city planners etc. from the world’s most ambitious g...
February 18, 2019
The UN High Level Panel on Water state “The replacement of inefficient taps, toilets, showerheads, washing machines, and dishwashers with more efficient models can have significant effects on water consumption in the home, reduc...
November 22, 2018
Strasbourg and SDEA join the water-wise movement The French city of Strasbourg and the regional provider of drinking water and sanitation services, the Syndicat des Eaux et de l’Assainissement Alsace-Moselle (SDEA) assert th...
November 13, 2018
Today many cities around the world have been facing great change pressures of increasing demands due to population growth, urbanization, influx of displaced people, climate change with hydrological extremes such as floods and drou...
October 18, 2018
From 1-5 December 2019, Sri Lanka will host the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition.   Water is one of the most critical issues facing the world today. With developing and emerging economies confronted with s...