Development
September 20, 2018
What is the legal and regulatory framework that is most conducive to institution building? What are the challenges of expanding water and sanitation from major urban centres into secondary towns and beyond? What criteria apply to ...
September 19, 2018
Water resource challenges in the Philippines For many people in the Philippines, water through heavy rains has always been an abundant resource. More recently however that has changed. In my years living and working throughout the...
September 19, 2018
The Action Agenda is a holistic approach recognising the water basin as a system advocating equitable allocations, increased efficiencies and connectivity across the respective basin
EnvironmentIndustryUrbanisation
September 18, 2018
Highlights and themes of the day: Water professionals discussed resilience and innovation with a focus on the Japanese experience. The day ended with the gala ceremony for the Project Innovation Awards – check the winners!
September 17, 2018
The UN reports that the world is currently not on track to meet Sustainable Development Goal 6 by 2030. What’s your assessment? The challenge with SDG 6 is that it is not a direct continuation of the Millennium Development Goals...
September 12, 2018
Datasets in the Flood and Drought Portal In my previous blog, I briefly introduced the Flood and Drought Portal (http://www.flooddroughtmonitor.com/), and indicated that the portal has tools that can be used individually or collec...
September 12, 2018
Fortunately, Tokyo has been unaffected by the bad weather in Japan. Most of the IWA team has already arrived and we are looking forward welcoming you. On September 9th, there was an earthquake in Hokkaido which is almost 1,000 km ...
September 12, 2018
The International Water Association is a strong and thriving global organisation that continues to deliver on its vision of a sustainable, water-wise world. Shaping our water future, the International Water Association is more re...
September 10, 2018
For the past year I’ve had the privilege of managing a water research project in one of the most northern communities in Canada, Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik), Nunavut. This community is located above the Arctic Circle and is one of...
September 4, 2018
The BioCluster Compendium presents an overview of ground-breaking developments and novel technologies in microbial ecology, and their potential application in solving issues of sustainability, environmental quality, dwindling reso...