Climate change
December 8, 2017
Dhesigen Naidoo, Water Research Commission, South Africa, describes a new world order of extreme weather events globally, a rise in population and consumption, and the commitment to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. This me...
Climate changeKeynotesSociety
November 27, 2017
The renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs introduced 3Ts: Trade Resources; Transform Water for Safe Use; and Traits of crops resistant to drought; and 3Fs Finance, Fairness and Funding. Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of...
Climate changeIndustrySociety
November 27, 2017
Resilience and sustainability are key to water professionals. Dealing with climate change and delivering the Sustainable Development Goals is paramount to the water sector and the world.
Climate changeUrbanisation
November 27, 2017
Water, from risk to reward – in a transformative way from IWA on Vimeo. Global urbanization provides many opportunities for growth, prosperity, innovation, emancipation, equality and prosperity. At the same time, rapid popul...
Climate change
September 4, 2017
The flood and Drought Management Tools project (fdmt.iwlearn.org/) is developing a decision support system (DSS) with appropriate technical applications facilitating the inclusion of information about floods, droughts and future s...
Climate changeSociety
June 19, 2017
The current drought ravaging parts of Eastern Africa and the subsequent famine triggered largely by failed rains is enough proof that water indeed is life. The lack of sufficient water in the environment will not only threaten the...
Climate changeSociety
June 7, 2017
SPACE-O (Space Assisted Water Quality Forecasting Platform for Optimized Decision Making in Water Supply Services) integrates state-of-the-art satellite technology and in-situ monitoring with advanced hydrological, water quality m...
March 27, 2017
In our hyper-connected world, water, energy and food are increasingly interdependent. In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), water is at the heart of this nexus and underpins hydropower generation, agricultural production and i...
Climate changeEnvironment
February 17, 2017
What actions should we take to achieve a water wise world? In this open platform young professionals aged 35 and under were challenged with the task to continue to build an action agenda. Building on previously defined key visions...
Climate changeUrbanisation
January 26, 2017
  The IWA Principles for Water-wise cities help city leaders ensure that everyone in their cities has access to safe water and sanitation. One of the aims is to ensure that water is integrated in planning and design in cities...