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...
A lot has been said, agreed and done in 2016 towards achieving the new sustainable development agenda, and 2017 offers further opportunity for progress. The next stage of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is, as Angel Gurr...
AfricaSociety
December 16, 2016
IWA Women in Water award – Rose Kaggwa from IWA on Vimeo. The IWA Women in Water award acknowledges and celebrates leadership of women in the field of water. Through this award, IWA seeks to recognise females working in the ...
December 16, 2016
Drinking water accounts for about 18% of the total fresh water abstractions in the European Union (EU). Providing safe and reliable drinking water to over 508 million inhabitants, places the water sector at the centre of environme...
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...
December 5, 2016
Few people will remember 1936 as a year of transformational change for water management, yet it marked a departure point from the traditional way of thinking about urban water system management that was revolutionary. That year, A...
AfricaAgricultureAsia-PacificClimate changeEnergyEnvironmentHealthIndustrySocietyUrbanisation
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 ...
Society
December 5, 2016
Catarina de Albuquerque of Portugal is the winner of the 2016 IWA Global Water Award. The award recognises the exceptional role she has played as the driving force behind the recognition of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation...
Asia-PacificSociety
December 5, 2016
Honorable Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay from IWA on Vimeo. A water story in the first person by a surprise keynote at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition. Listen to the Honorable Prime Minister of B...