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 24, 2017
When is a water system smart? At a minimum, if it produces an acceptable product while minimizing energy and other resource requirements. It’s a system that should respond rapidly to disturbances and recover quickly after a majo...
July 19, 2017
  Matsue city, Japan, 1 August 2015: “Earthquake alarm!” On 1 August 2015, Japan’s national water day, 32 households in a neighbourhood of Matsue city, near beautiful Lake Shinji, discovered they were without running wa...
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...
July 7, 2017
It was almost the end of March, and I was ready for the typical complaint from my parents living in Lima, “it is so cold!” they would say, even when March is only the beginning of autumn in Peru. It is not like Peruvians enjoy...
Society
June 27, 2017
What skillset for water-wise cities? from IWA on Vimeo. Director of ForEvaSolutions and a pioneer for integrated urban water management, Carol Howe argues that moving forward water-wise cities requires multidisciplinary teams, wit...
Society
June 27, 2017
The power of images to engage people with pro-environmental communication from IWA on Vimeo. Psychologist Tracy Schultz unravels the factors that increase the personal relevance of a message at #embracethewater. Her research is of...
June 23, 2017
The Sustainable Development Goals are driving us to ambitious outcomes, one of which is to guarantee access to safe drinking water and sanitation for all. In Buenos Aires, Argentina, achieving universalization of both services mea...
Climate changeSociety
June 19, 2017
The current drought ravaging parts of Eastern Africa and the subsequent famine triggered largely by failed rains is enough proof that water indeed is life. The lack of sufficient water in the environment will not only threaten the...
SocietyUrbanisation
June 19, 2017
Embrace the Water – Gothenburg 2017 from IWA on Vimeo. Water professionals and urban planners need more than ever to share their knowledge to create sustainable water in cities, fostering synergies between water, energy, was...