Climate changeEnvironment
October 13, 2016
IWA President 2016 from IWA on Vimeo. A civil engineer for nearly forty years, d’Arras is becoming President of the world’s largest international association of water professionals at a time of great challenges, changes and op...
EnvironmentKeynotesSociety
October 13, 2016
Addressing the global water challenge demands imaginative approaches and the adoption of new paradigms and technologies.
October 13, 2016
13 October 2016, Brisbane – Today the International Water Association announced, Diane d’Arras as the new President of the association. Diane has been an active member of the IWA for many years, and has served on the organisat...
October 12, 2016
Water management is increasingly challenged by pressures such as population growth, sea level rise and climate change. Given the uncertainties about the future, how do you create a sustainable water management plan? Different stak...
October 11, 2016
Water scarcity is one of the most pervasive challenges facing communities around the world. Access to clean water and shortages of this precious resource is ranked as the number one global risk in the World Economic Forum’s ‘G...
SocietyUrbanisation
October 11, 2016
Managing water security from IWA on Vimeo. Endorsing the IWA Principles for a #waterwisecities is delivering a framework to guide the work of cities and its stakeholders towards a #waterwise world. The World Water Congress & E...
Climate changeSociety
October 10, 2016
The Sustainable Development Goals from IWA on Vimeo. With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, an unprecedented opportunity for ‘water’ has emerged. The goals are ambitious to say the least, yet provide a new fra...
October 10, 2016
IWA Manual on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation for Practitioners launched Five years ago the UN General Assembly adopted a Resolution recognising access to safe drinking water and sanitation as a Human Right. Since then, s...
October 9, 2016
Australia has a long history of frequent droughts. Consequently, much of its water management has been geared to coping with drought. Storages have been built to provide reliable supplies to cities, towns and major irrigation syst...
October 9, 2016
The past 20 years has been a period of dynamic policy change and adaptation for the management of water supplies in Queensland during climatic extremes. The late 1990s and the 2000s were generally a dry period in the state, includ...