In early 2016, it was reported that the salinity level of water in Thailand’s Chao Phraya River was dangerously high, putting the safety of drinking water for the nation’s capital, Bangkok, at risk. The official reason given f...
August 9, 2017
Young people should be involved in the decisions of today as they will, ultimately, own the outcomes. They also play an important role in driving action towards a sustainable future in their organisations, sectors and communities....
August 8, 2017
Wastewater treatment consumes large amounts of energy. At the same time, energy, nutrients and other valuable materials can be recovered from wastewater, recycled and reused. Around the world, wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) ar...
August 1, 2017
In an instant, Copenhagen was transformed into a scene from a Hollywood disaster movie. We were soaked to the bones in seconds, and the road we were walking down turned into a wild river of rainwater with a pinch of sewage. My fri...
Development
July 26, 2017
Argentina´s National Water Plan by Pablo Bereciartua, Under Secretary for Water Resources of Argentina In April 2016 Argentina has put together an ambitious National Water Plan, which is very much in line with the 2030 Sustainabl...
July 26, 2017
International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) Managing Director Darryl Day has been re-elected President of the International Water Association’s Australian National Committee. Darryl is also the Co...
July 25, 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...
July 25, 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...
July 25, 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...
July 25, 2017
Water is a finite resource. With a growing population, an expanding global middle class and a rise in energy and industrial production, the demand for water is reaching new levels. According to the OECD, global demand for freshwat...