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Cities today face many competing demands. They must ensure enough food and water to sustain growing populations, plan to adapt and mitigate impacts of climate c...
June 8, 2017
“When the future of water is in your hands, you act decisively to make every drop count” The official tagline of the Philippine Young Water Professionals (P...
June 3, 2017
“…even if all the other building blocks of effective conservation are in place, we will not succeed unless the general public cares, and they are unlikely t...
May 24, 2017
As the global population climbs toward 9 billion, rivers will experience tremendous pressure. To provide the necessary resources for our growing communities, mo...


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June 14, 2017
Arup and the International Water Association form strategic partnership to accelerate transition towards water-wise cities A new strategic partnership between g...
May 17, 2017
The 14th Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET2017), organised by the International Water Association, is taking place in Florianóp...
April 17, 2017
Thought-provoking contributions Deadline: 12th of June 2017 IWA’s Water and Development Congress series aims to catalyse transformational change and support ...
April 4, 2017
IN MEMORIAM: Piers Cross, drinking water and sanitation icon, passes away at his home in South Africa On 29 March 2017, Piers Cross, for thirty-odd years a key ...

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On the topics that matter most to reach a water wise world.
June 27, 2017
Los principios de la IWA para las ciudades “water-wise” destacan el desarrollo y diseño resiliente de las ciudades, y su objetivo fundamental es alentar la...
June 27, 2017
What skillset for water-wise cities? from IWA on Vimeo. Director of ForEvaSolutions and a pioneer for integrated urban water management, Carol Howe argues that ...
June 27, 2017
The power of images to engage people with pro-environmental communication from IWA on Vimeo. Psychologist Tracy Schultz unravels the factors that increase the p...
June 27, 2017
Urban landscapes valuing water from IWA on Vimeo. Kelly Shannon gives a brief summary of keynote presentation about water management case studies in Belgium, Me...

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