May 15, 2017
IWA YWP conference provides a unique combination of programmatic content that will appeal for Young Academics, early career- as well as advancing water professionals from all disciplines and all types of organisations. Through the...
Urbanisation
May 2, 2017
Many cities are devoid of their natural capital. We need to think about how biomimicry can be embedded in urban city design to restore ecosystems. Join us: embracethewater2017.com Tony Wong is Professor of Civil Engineering at Mo...
DevelopmentUrbanisation
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 IWA Water and Development Congress and Exhibition, providing an opport...
In our hyper-connected world, water, energy and food are increasingly interdependent. In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), water is at the heart of this nexus and underpins hydropower generation, agricultural production and industry. For Latin America and the Caribbean to meet its ambitious economic, environmental and social targets, such as those set out under the forthcoming Sustainable Dev...
Le « Nexus » est le point d’intersection entre la sécurité hydrique, énergétique et agricole. Le nexus peut servir comme processus d’allocation et d’utilisation des ressources pour assurer la sécurité hydrique, énergétique et alimentaire d’une population en croissance dans une période de changement climatique, de transformation de l’aménagement du territoire, de diversificati...
The “Nexus”, as understood in the context of this document, can be defined as the place where water, energy and agricultural security intersect. At its heart is a strong understanding of the interdependencies between these three systems. As a concept, the Nexus is being promoted as a process for allocating and using resources to ensure water, energy and food security for an ever- growing popul...
Synthesis report from the 2011 IWA Development Congress.
Society
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 targets will require a water sector workforce that is adequate in numb...
Environment
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 (SSP) is as step-by-step risk-based approach to ensure the increasing re...