January 17, 2017
Water continues to rank high on the World Economic Forum’s risk ladder. The water crisis, together with extreme weather events, natural disasters, and the failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, forms part of the to...
January 11, 2017
The journey of our water from source to tap is long, and not one we think much about. For most of us, our water starts high in the mountains, hundreds of miles away. From there, water flows across natural and working lands until a...
January 11, 2017
The water sector finds itself facing unprecedented challenges. The World Economic Forum has placed water at the top of its global risks register, and few countries and communities will be left unaffected by the major drivers impac...
December 12, 2016
13 – 16 November 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina The International Water Association (IWA) and its main partner AySA Buenos Aires, supported by the Argentinian National Government, through the Subsecretaria de Recursos Hidricos, M...
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December 5, 2016
The best of #IWA2016Brisbane from IWA on Vimeo. A whole week of world class water knowledge, science and solutions. From 9 – 14 October, more than 5,000 leaders gathered in Brisbane at the World Water Congress and Exhibition to ...
Environment
December 5, 2016
Eva Abal is the Director of the recently established University of Queensland (UQ) Water, which aims to coordinate research activities in water across UQ’s faculties, institutes and centres. She is also the Strategic Science Dir...
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December 5, 2016
Ben Schouten is an advisor for the European Commission on the ‘Internet of Things’ as well as for the Dutch Cultural Media Fund, responsible for E-culture. He graduated from the Rietveld Art Academy in 1983 and found himself i...
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December 5, 2016
Gunter Pauli on the Blue Economy from IWA on Vimeo. Irrigate with sea water? Farm and have drinking water as a by-product? Increase water retention with carbon? Innovation and inspiration from Gunter Pauli, the founder of the ZERI...
November 28, 2016
The water sector faces many challenges. None is greater, or with greater potential for impact, than achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6, on water and sanitation. This includes targets to ensure universal, equitable and sustai...
November 14, 2016
2030 timeline to solve all major water challenges Solving global water challenges is now recognised as one of the top priorities for humankind. The recently adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals, with their 169 measurable targ...