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Economies run on water. According to a study published by UNESCO’s World Water Assessment Programme, “78% of the jobs constituting the global workforce ...
April 13, 2018
A typical design sequence may be described as “architects make space, engineers add water.” Architectural designers handed over the task of configuring the ...
April 9, 2018
The “new normal”, as anyone working in the water sector over the last few years knows, is a phrase that has become the mantra of an industry facing an uncer...
April 9, 2018
Ambiguity and paradox management are as much daily concerns for water utility leaders as integrated water resources management. Opening a drinking water tap is ...


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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...
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 ...

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Latest opinion and insights from the IWA network.
March 22, 2018
Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht, both prominent members of the International Water Association, have today been named the 2018 Stockholm Water...
March 21, 2018
IWA-TNC Joint Statement on Cooperation Partnership The International Water Association (IWA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) today announce a partnership to he...
March 19, 2018
ISME/IWA Bio Cluster Award Call for nominations now open The prestigious ISME/IWA Bio Cluster Award 2018 recognises the importance of interdisciplinary resea...
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...

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