August 31, 2017
This November, Argentina will host the Water and Development Congress, organized by the International Water Association (IWA), an event that will attract leading experts in the field around the globe. We believe that an event of t...
In early 2016, it was reported that the salinity level of water in Thailand’s Chao Phraya River was dangerously high, putting the safety of drinking water for the nation’s capital, Bangkok, at risk. The official reason given f...
July 24, 2017
Contribute to a better water future with your work The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 Programme Committee  is looking for contributions under the session themes to present global best practice, advances in fu...
July 20, 2017
As a young wastewater engineer at the Water Supply and Sewerage Company in Korça, the largest city in South-Eastern Albania, I was given my first real opportunity to develop my practical skills as well as the ability to provide s...
July 18, 2017
The importance of ensuring everyone has access to sustainable clean water, safe sanitation, and is able to practice safe hygiene (or WASH as it is commonly known) is widely accepted. Sustainable Development Goal 6 is the most rece...
June 21, 2017
To understand progress on Water Safety Plans (WSP) to date and to inform the future WSP support agenda, WHO and the International Water Association have undertaken a global review of WSP experiences. Based on information gathered ...
May 17, 2017
The 14th Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET2017), organised by the International Water Association, is taking place in Florianópolis, Brazil, from 29 May – 01 June, 2017. LET2017 attracts over...
May 9, 2017
Satellites have a long history, with the American writer, Edward Everett Hale, writing speculative fiction containing the first known depiction of an artificial satellite to measure longitude in The Brick Moon, back in 1869. Durin...
April 11, 2017
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030 requires a whole-of-water-cycle approach to water management. Efforts have historically f...
March 22, 2017
Never before has water been so high on the global political agenda; never before has water expertise been in such high demand. This presents a golden opportunity for water professionals and the sector as a whole, to not only conne...