SocietyUrbanisation
June 19, 2017
Embrace the Water – Gothenburg 2017 from IWA on Vimeo. Water professionals and urban planners need more than ever to share their knowledge to create sustainable water in cities, fostering synergies between water, energy, was...
Urbanisation
June 19, 2017
Implementing adaptive & flexible Infrastructure that meets community needs from IWA on Vimeo. Steve Moddemeyeer at Embrace the Water 2017 – a Cities of the Future conference, emphasises the urge for cities to radically t...
Urbanisation
June 19, 2017
Re-creating natural capital in cities and the role of utilities of the future from IWA on Vimeo. Cities are the future for humanity, but the failure to manage higher population density or climate change can result in a threat to r...
June 14, 2017
Arup and the International Water Association form strategic partnership to accelerate transition towards water-wise cities A new strategic partnership between global engineering and consulting firm, Arup, and the International Wat...
June 14, 2017
The world is becoming more urban, and so, many reason, the challenge of sustainability will be largely won or lost in cities. A decisive factor for cities inherently in flux to be sustainable will be their adaptive capacity to ret...
May 17, 2017
The 14th Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET2017), organised by the International Water Association, is taking place in Florianópolis, Brazil, from 29 May – 01 June, 2017. LET2017 attracts over...
Urbanisation
May 2, 2017
Many cities are devoid of their natural capital. We need to think about how biomimicry can be embedded in urban city design to restore ecosystems. Join us: embracethewater2017.com Tony Wong is Professor of Civil Engineering at Mo...
DevelopmentUrbanisation
April 19, 2017
Latin America is the most urbanised region on the planet, with over 80% of the population living in cities. In November, Buenos Aires, Argentina, will host the IWA Water and Development Congress and Exhibition, providing an opport...
April 17, 2017
In 1999 Argentina was one year into a recession, which would develop into the ‘Argentine great depression’ that ended in 2002. The subsequent years bought further political, economic and social instability. Buenos Aries, as th...
Rainwater harvesting and management is nothing new. In fact, this technique has been used for thousands of years in many parts of the globe to capture and store rainwater in the pores of soil or for human use. Growing water scarci...