June 14, 2016
More than half of humanity now lives in cities. Large cities alone represent US $21.8 trillion in economic activity, or 48 percent of global GDP. All cities, regardless of size, need a clean, consistent water supply to thrive, so ...
June 6, 2016
The lack of drinking water, worsened by climate change, is a major challenge for humanity. More than 300 million people around the world rely on desalinated water for some or all their of their daily water needs. Currently 150 cou...
April 14, 2016
The impacts of rapid urbanisation and climate change mean our cities are at risk of becoming “unliveable” unless we dramatically change the way we plan and design our cities – with water as a central focus. This is not idle ...
April 11, 2016
Arriving in Bangalore I was greeted by a warm sunny day and clear blue skies. It was a very different welcome from the smoky haze extending around Mumbai’s mass sprawl that greeted me where I first landed in India. It doesn’t ...
March 11, 2016
Urbanisation is a worldwide phenomenon that is growing at a rapid rate. More than half of the world’s population now lives in cities, a landmark for humanity. My own country of Australia is leading this trend. Despite having ...
March 2, 2016
The World Economic Forum recently published The Global Risks of Highest Concerns for 2016. Their findings highlighted that the Water Crisis will be the biggest risk for the next 10 years. From too much water to too little; fro...
February 26, 2016
Opening of the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2015 from IWA on Vimeo.
February 26, 2016
Water security as driver for economic development and cooperation from IWA on Vimeo.
February 26, 2016
Urbanisation as a driver for liveable cities and quality services from IWA on Vimeo.
February 26, 2016
IWA urban drainage group from IWA on Vimeo.