Development
January 1, 2020
Kala Vairavamoorthy IWA CEO, gave an interview at the 2019 Water and Development Congress, where he emphasizes the value of debates and discussions at the congress, among the leading world experts, on solutions and pathways to tra...
Digitalisation
December 20, 2019
IWA Vice President, Enrique Cabrera, is a member of the IWA Digital Water Programme Committee. In the upcoming Digital Water Summit, held in Bilbao Spain from 27 – 30 April 2020, he mentioned that utilities will have the opp...
Development
December 20, 2019
Valerie Naidoo is the Executive Manager of Business Development and Innovations at the Water Research Commission in South Africa. She gave a keynote address on "Innovation to overcome global water challenges". In this in...
Development
December 20, 2019
Sikandar Meeranaik is the 2019 recipient of the IWA Water and Development Award for Practice. Sikandar founded the Sankalpa Rural Development Society in 2008 to assist the farmers in the rural areas of India. During the Developmen...
Development
December 19, 2019
Dr Miriam Otoo was the 2019 recipient of the IWA Water and Development Award for Research. Her hope is to see increased investments in her area of research to encourage its adoption by different municipalities into the development...
Digitalisation
December 10, 2019
The IWA Digital Water Summit is designed to be the reference in digitalisation for the global water sector. Targeting all stakeholders involved in the water sector digitalisation, the Summit has a focus on business and industry. W...
Development
December 8, 2019
Pay Drechsel delivered a keynote at the 2019 #DevelopmentCongress about Resource Recovery and Reuse and maintained that if the agriculture sector could increase it's water use efficiency, 10% of the recovered water could solv...
Development
December 7, 2019
Rosie Wheen, Chief Executive of WaterAid Australia, remarked that storytelling is the way to help us see the reality others face but also shows us how we can do something about it. Storytelling, Rosie added, highlights how basic w...
Development
December 7, 2019
Thomas Kunetz, President of Water Environment Federation, spoke about the importance seeing human waste as a resource; as fertiliser and as a source of energy. He stated that we should move towards decentralised sanitation where t...
DevelopmentKeynotes
December 3, 2019
Utility management in emerging economies from IWA on Vimeo. Dr Silver Mugisha details the mixture of problems that utilities in emerging economies are facing. Backed by case studies carried out on the National Water and Sewerage C...