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June 25, 2018
In Part 1 of this series, the fundamentals of blockchain were explained to provide a basis of understanding of this new technology and how it could be applied w...
June 22, 2018
We live in a world in which everything has an economic value. Our time is measured in opportunity cost, our value to society is measured by our contribution to ...
June 13, 2018
A frustrated plumber asks some pressing questions.   Can you think of a nation that can explore space but can’t provide its people with proper water supp...
A large concrete pipe belches untreated sewage into the Buriganga River in Dhaka, whilst men wade through the water to shift aggregate to construct more buildin...


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June 12, 2018
IWA member Prof. Satoshi Takizawa from Tokyo University talks about key points of the water sector in Japan. Join him at the #WorldWaterCongress in Tokyo, 16-21...
April 26, 2018
Jurg Keller, head of the Programme Committee team for the IWA #WorldWaterCongress, highlights the main themes that will be the focus of the sessions and discuss...
April 24, 2018
The digital economy, megacities, diffusion of innovation, disaster resilience and sustainability are the key focus of this years’ IWA World Water Congress...
April 10, 2018
Opening a drinking water tap is a simple and cheap daily activity, one that is considered a given in many parts of the world. Those certainties may be questione...

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Latest opinion and insights from the IWA network.
June 18, 2018
Today, European wastewater treatment plants consume the equivalent of more than two power plants’ worth of energy every year as well as a considerable portion...
June 12, 2018
In order to recognize the importance of interdisciplinary research at the interface of microbial ecology and water/wastewater treatment the IWA/ISME Bio Cluster...
May 29, 2018
The winners of the Dreampipe Challenge, an innovation prize competition part of the wider UKAid funded Ideas to Impact Programme that aims to stimulate creati...
April 20, 2018
Since the launch of the IWA Principles for Water-Wise Cities at the 2016 World Water Congress and Exhibition in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, cities all over...

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