February 5, 2018
Do you know an IWA champion who has made an outstanding contribution to the water profession, helping to create a water-wise world? You can now nominate them for the IWA Fellows 2018! You are eligible to nominate if you’re an IW...
February 5, 2018
The case of Egypt’s Law 48 on wastewater reuse and discharge Egypt, once revered as the “gift of the Nile”, has relied so heavily on the river as the primary source of fresh water for cities, industry and agriculture, that t...
February 2, 2018
For the first time in human history, over half of the world’s population, around four billion people, live in cities or urban areas. This trend has been accelerating over the last few decades, and currently the global urban popu...
January 29, 2018
Cities are rapidly expanding and water resources are under increasing pressure. We need to find ways to do more with less, while ensuring that cities are resilient to floods, droughts and the challenges of growing water scarcity. ...
January 26, 2018
EOMAP GmbH & Co.KG has built the world’s first global water quality portal using Earth Observation and satellite data to support the International Initiative on Water Quality (IIWQ) of UNESCO’s International Hydrological P...
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...
Development
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 people throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America are affected daily by...
January 12, 2018
Here are the top 5 most read blogs of 2017. If you want to submit a blog for consideration in 2018, contact us. 1. Desalination – Past, Present and Future In response to increasing water scarcity, over the last 30 years desa...
December 29, 2017
The Argentine government has developed a significant National Water Plan with the goal of positioning the water resources as a key factor for a sustainable development of the country much in line with recently approved 2030 Agenda...
December 22, 2017
Climate change can no longer be ignored. Despite the current US Administration downgrading the threat of climate change in its National Security Strategy, in the wake of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria – to name just a few –...