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 September 2018. Learn more: http://worldwatercongress.org/forums/
May 31, 2018
The Forum focuses on the resilience of water supply, drainage and wastewater systems in cities. It is a unique opportunity to learn about the Japanese experience from the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 in recovering the funct...
May 14, 2018
Heidi Snyman talks about Water Basins in South Africa. Urban stakeholders have a critical role to play in preserving the freshwater resources on which they depend. A disruption in supply of freshwater resources to cities can have ...
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 discussions amongst water professionals this year. Covering the full water cy...
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 & Exhibition in Tokyo. The Congress attracts leading professional...
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 questioned in the coming years if major funding and investment are not realised...
Conclusions, Key Messages and Outcomes from the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2017 Water scarcity is one of the most pervasive challenges facing communities around the world; and water security is one of the most critical issues confronting countries and cities today. The pressures of rapid urbanisation, declining water quality, growing water demand and climate change, are dr...
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 Congress we bring together experiences from different parts of the world and...
The Reuse Opportunity: Cities seizing the reuse opportunity in circular economy Wastewater is a global problem. Today, around 80% of all wastewater is discharged untreated into rivers, lakes and oceans. It creates health and environmental hazards, and contributes to Greenhouse Gas emissions, including nitrous oxide and methane. These emissions are three times larger than those produced by conventi...
Development
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 consumers less than 24 hours per day. In an IWS situation, the consumers us...