July 18, 2018
Solving the planet’s water challenges has never been more urgent. The global population is growing exponentially, while rapid agricultural and industrial development continues apace. Migration to cities is increasing demand for ...
June 13, 2018
A frustrated plumber asks some pressing questions.   Can you think of a nation that can explore space but can’t provide its people with proper water supply? It’s the second most populous country in the world: great histor...
June 4, 2018
The three major challenges in the water sector can be summed up as too little, too much or too dirty. Water use over the last century has been growing by more than twice the rate of population increase. A central challenge for sus...
May 31, 2018
The Forum focuses on the resilience of water supply, drainage and wastewater systems in cities. It is a unique opportunity to learn about the Japanese experience from the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 in recovering the funct...
April 20, 2018
Since the launch of the IWA Principles for Water-Wise Cities at the 2016 World Water Congress and Exhibition in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, cities all over the world have been signing on to the Water-Wise vision. On April 12,...
April 13, 2018
A typical design sequence may be described as “architects make space, engineers add water.” Architectural designers handed over the task of configuring the water systems of buildings to technical specialists at the same time t...
April 9, 2018
The “new normal”, as anyone working in the water sector over the last few years knows, is a phrase that has become the mantra of an industry facing an uncertain and unpredictable future. If Heraclitus, the pre-Socractic Greek ...
March 21, 2018
In 2016, ten cities endorsed the IWA Principles for Water-Wise Cities at the IWA World Water Congress in Brisbane, Australia. This official signing signaled their dedication to undertake actions to improve resilience to floods, dr...
March 21, 2018
IWA-TNC Joint Statement on Cooperation Partnership The International Water Association (IWA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) today announce a partnership to help municipalities and utilities to invest in catchment protection and ...
March 20, 2018
An estimated 40,000 people are expected to gather in Brasilia, the Brazilian capital, this week to attend the World Water Forum, a global gathering of water professionals. One of the key issues for discussion is how can we continu...