December 6, 2018
 More than 80% of wastewater’s released without treatment to the environment  China water utilities are eager to embrace new technologies for wastewater treatment to serve the increasing freshwater demand IWA was center st...
November 22, 2018
Strasbourg and SDEA join the water-wise movement The French city of Strasbourg and the regional provider of drinking water and sanitation services, the Syndicat des Eaux et de l’Assainissement Alsace-Moselle (SDEA) assert th...
October 26, 2018
Mr. Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, Minister for Environment and Food of Denmark, at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 in Tokyo bridging this year’s conference with the next conference to be held in Copenhagen in 2020. A...
October 19, 2018
As one of the Young Water Professional (YWP) rapporteurs at the 2018 IWA World Water Congress in Tokyo, Japan, I am happy to report that “co-creation” has officially reached buzzword status in the global water conversa...
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...