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April 17, 2017
In 1999 Argentina was one year into a recession, which would develop into the ‘Argentine great depression’ that ended in 2002. The subsequent years bought f...
April 13, 2017
Planners and water specialists represent two world-views that don’t always sit easily together. Yet water-wise cities thrive only when these two cultures ...
April 11, 2017
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030 requires a whole-of...
April 3, 2017
Young talent is critical to solving the global water crisis South Africa has been suffering through one of the most severe droughts in living memory. In Cape T...


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April 17, 2017
Thought-provoking contributions Deadline: 25th of May 2017 IWA’s Water and Development Congress series aims to catalyse transformational change and support tr...
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 ...
March 6, 2017
The GSMA Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities programme Innovation Fund, supported by UK Aid, is now open for applications. The M4D objective is to build and...
February 25, 2017
This is a call for venue proposals to host the 15th edition of IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET). Please find attached the ...

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April 19, 2017
Latin America is the most urbanised region on the planet, with over 80% of the population living in cities. In November, Buenos Aires, Argentina, will host the ...
March 24, 2017
The water sector needs to attract and inspire professionals to choose to work and stay in the water sector. The water-related Sustainable Development Goals and ...
March 22, 2017
Moving towards a sustainable circular economy requires us to rethink the role and reuse of wastewater, greywater and fecal sludge. Sanitation Safety Planning (S...
March 17, 2017
Since the recognition, in 2010, of access to safe drinking water and sanitation as Human Rights by the Member States of the United Nations, important progress h...

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