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March 12, 2018
If we are to achieve the globally agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), between now and 2030 we must provide access to safe drinking water to almost half ...
While attending a recent event, a representative of an international development agency argued that, if we had spent as much money on sanitation as we have on d...
February 5, 2018
The case of Egypt’s Law 48 on wastewater reuse and discharge Egypt, once revered as the “gift of the Nile”, has relied so heavily on the river as the prim...
February 2, 2018
For the first time in human history, over half of the world’s population, around four billion people, live in cities or urban areas. This trend has been accel...


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March 9, 2018
The world is going through major transitions affecting the way in which we manage water, particularly in cities. IWA has a global outreach and in the IWA Congre...
January 18, 2018
In many world regions Intermittent Water Supply (IWS) systems are prevalent. IWS systems can be defined as piped water supply service that is available to consu...
January 15, 2018
 The World Economic Forum ranks the water crisis as one of the top global risk facing societies, economies and businesses over the next decade. Four billion ...
December 29, 2017
The Argentine government has developed a significant National Water Plan with the goal of positioning the water resources as a key factor for a sustainable deve...

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March 9, 2018
IWA is committed to recognising the special contributions and achievements of its members and water sector professionals, and the invaluable contribution they m...
March 8, 2018
A message from Diane d’Arras, President of the International Water Association, on International Women’s Day:   Gloria Steinem, the world-renowne...
February 5, 2018
Do you know an IWA champion who has made an outstanding contribution to the water profession, helping to create a water-wise world? You can now nominate them fo...
January 29, 2018
Cities are rapidly expanding and water resources are under increasing pressure. We need to find ways to do more with less, while ensuring that cities are resili...

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