November 13, 2018
Today many cities around the world have been facing great change pressures of increasing demands due to population growth, urbanization, influx of displaced people, climate change with hydrological extremes such as floods and drou...
DevelopmentEnvironmentHealthIndustrySolutions (expo)
September 22, 2018
 The #WorldWaterCongress bring new ideas and spreads innovation. Non-sewered sanitation might well be the future, because water is not infinite. Have you thought of a toilet that doesn’t use water? IWA initiated a Special...
DevelopmentEnvironmentIndustryMembershipSocietySolutions (expo)Technology
September 22, 2018
IWA and #innovation, day 4 #WorldWaterCongress – Dispersion of innovation is facilitated by IWA as a hub of hubs. Defining problems and solutions requires the involvement of innovators from across sectors, geographies and in...
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 ...
A large concrete pipe belches untreated sewage into the Buriganga River in Dhaka, whilst men wade through the water to shift aggregate to construct more buildings for more people. The riverbanks team with life and colour as hospit...
May 29, 2018
The winners of the Dreampipe Challenge, an innovation prize competition part of the wider UKAid funded Ideas to Impact Programme that aims to stimulate creative solutions across climate change adaptation,WASH, and energy access,...
May 24, 2018
One of the very first things that struck me when I came to the Netherlands, was how inconsequential drinking water was for people. Virtually, every household can drink water directly from the tap. The situation back in my country ...
April 3, 2018
Conclusions, Key Messages and Outcomes from the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2017 Water scarcity is one of the most pervasive challenges facing communities around the world; and water security is one of the ...
March 12, 2018
If we are to achieve the globally agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), between now and 2030 we must provide access to safe drinking water to almost half a million people, and access to improved sanitation to a million peopl...
Development
January 18, 2018
In many world regions Intermittent Water Supply (IWS) systems are prevalent. IWS systems can be defined as piped water supply service that is available to consumers less than 24 hours per day. In an IWS situation, the consumers us...