August 31, 2017
This November, Argentina will host the Water and Development Congress, organized by the International Water Association (IWA), an event that will attract leading experts in the field around the globe. We believe that an event of t...
High levels of water losses in distribution systems (both real and apparent losses) continue to burden water companies and customers around the world: water losses vary from very low to unsustainably high. Pressure management, and...
August 22, 2017
Internationally recognised water resource management expert, Kala Vairavamoorthy, has been appointed Executive Director of the International Water Association (IWA). He takes up his position on 25 September 2017, and will be based...
August 17, 2017
The 2017 election process for the International Water Association Strategic Council has been concluded and the IWA Board of Directors has endorsed the results. One third of Strategic Council seats were up for grabs as fourteen mem...
August 14, 2017
This webinar is part of a series of pre-conference webinars of IWA’s International Young Water Professionals Conference (IYWPC) to capacitate young water professionals to make the most of their submission to the conference. ...
August 14, 2017
Starting a governance reform process? ‘Governance reform’ is a catch phrase that is often used by water leaders as a panacea to fix the many ills afflicting a water sector. From a management perspective, reforms can be difficu...
August 11, 2017
The International Water Association’s prestigious Best Practices on Resource Recovery from Water Award, 2017, has been won by technology provider POSCO Engineering and Construction. The award, shared jointly with the Korea Envir...
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...