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...
Development
January 15, 2018
 The World Economic Forum ranks the water crisis as one of the top global risk facing societies, economies and businesses over the next decade. Four billion people throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America are affected daily by...
December 21, 2017
Argentina sets ambitious targets of providing universal access to water and 75 percent access to sewerage services for its citizens. How can the country move toward this goal? That was the theme of the discussion on “Argentina D...
DevelopmentKeynotesSociety
December 14, 2017
President Kennedy set a bold goal: for men to walk in the moon by the end of the decade, in 1969 Neil Armstrong did. The #SDGs are bold goals we should also be able to achieve by 2030. Watch the full address of Professor Jeffrey S...
DevelopmentKeynotes
December 13, 2017
Prof. Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council, was a keynote at the 2017 #DevelopmentCongress, where he stresses the need to increase our resilience to climate and provide water security for all. Defining water securi...