October 5, 2018
One of the main transformative powers of blockchain as I see it, is in creating a new framework for citizen engagement, knowledge sharing, and inclusivity – a paradigm shift that could drastically improve the water sector. I...
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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...
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September 22, 2018
Where is the water sector in the digital race? Here are some of the insights discussed at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. The digitisation of water was a central theme at the IWA #WorldWaterCong...
September 19, 2018
Water resource challenges in the Philippines For many people in the Philippines, water through heavy rains has always been an abundant resource. More recently however that has changed. In my years living and working throughout the...
September 10, 2018
For the past year I’ve had the privilege of managing a water research project in one of the most northern communities in Canada, Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik), Nunavut. This community is located above the Arctic Circle and is one of...
August 7, 2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) technologies like data analytics, cloud computing, augmented intelligence and blockchain give us new capabilities to analyse, automate, correct in real time, predict and minimise risks. They have the p...
July 30, 2018
  IWA announces the 2018-2020 Emerging Water Leaders Steering Committee, a representative body of Young Water Professional IWA members aged 35 and younger. The Emerging Water Leaders (EWL) Steering Committee provides advice...
July 9, 2018
The Portuguese city of Lisbon has won the European Green Capital Award for 2020, while the title of European Green Leaf 2019 goes jointly to the cities of Cornellà de Llobregat and Horst aan de Maas. These prestigious titles were...
July 5, 2018
Many cities today are at risk of running out of water, with water availability now cited as one of the greatest risks to business continuity and growth. It is very clear that the way water is managed today in many parts of the wor...
July 4, 2018
Having access to 24/7 potable piped water in the comfort of our dwelling is a luxury that many of us take for granted. In the UK, an annual water and sewerage bill of £400 accounts for about 1% of the annual average household inc...