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May 15, 2018
Decoupling of biogeochemical cycles: will we be able to face this challenge? Biogeochemical cycles comprise a sequence of events where chemicals or molecules mo...
May 7, 2018
In 2015, I joined the International Water Association (IWA) through the IWA Connect platform. Prior to that, I had come across the organization while researchin...
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 ...


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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...
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...

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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...
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...

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