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December 7, 2018
IWA connects professionals across sectors to deliver water-wise climate solutions   Improved resilience to climate change Achieving the SDGs is intrinsically l...
December 6, 2018
 More than 80% of wastewater’s released without treatment to the environment  China water utilities are eager to embrace new technologies for wastewater...
November 27, 2018
Regulation, an essential tool in the quest for universal service delivery and the achievement of the SDGs Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 27 November 2018. The city of ...
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...


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December 10, 2018
IWA Supports Capacity Development in Emerging PBC Markets   To support the growth of sustainable utilities, the International Water Association and the Wor...
December 4, 2018
It has been seven years since Thailand was ravaged by severe flooding, significantly weakening both the economic and social environments of the country. Attribu...
November 28, 2018
Go to any major water conference and you will hear the word ‘collaboration’ in almost every presentation. Water professionals recognise that working with ot...
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 peo...


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September 22, 2018
Integrating nature processes into urban structures is essential for our future. The start of the #WorldWaterCongress in Tokyo Japan honoured IWA congress delega...
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September 22, 2018
 The #WorldWaterCongress bring new ideas and spreads innovation. Non-sewered sanitation might well be the future, because water is not infinite. Have you tho...
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September 22, 2018
IWA and #innovation, day 4 #WorldWaterCongress – Dispersion of innovation is facilitated by IWA as a hub of hubs. Defining problems and solutions requires...
September 22, 2018
Where is the water sector in the digital race? Here are some of the insights discussed at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. Th...

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