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 research at the interface of microbial ecology and water/wastewater treatme...
March 12, 2018
If we are to achieve the globally agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), between now and 2030 we must provide access to safe drinking water to almost half a million people, and access to improved sanitation to a million peopl...
March 9, 2018
IWA is committed to recognising the special contributions and achievements of its members and water sector professionals, and the invaluable contribution they make to key innovations in water science and management. Now is the tim...
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...
While attending a recent event, a representative of an international development agency argued that, if we had spent as much money on sanitation as we have on drinking water, the seemingly endless sanitation crisis in many part of...
March 8, 2018
A message from Diane d’Arras, President of the International Water Association, on International Women’s Day:   Gloria Steinem, the world-renowned feminist, journalist and activist once explained, “The story...
February 26, 2018
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 envir...
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...