April 17, 2017
In 1999 Argentina was one year into a recession, which would develop into the ‘Argentine great depression’ that ended in 2002. The subsequent years bought further political, economic and social instability. Buenos Aries, as th...
April 4, 2017
IN MEMORIAM: Piers Cross, drinking water and sanitation icon, passes away at his home in South Africa On 29 March 2017, Piers Cross, for thirty-odd years a key actor on the global stage of drinking water and sanitation services fo...
April 3, 2017
Young talent is critical to solving the global water crisis South Africa has been suffering through one of the most severe droughts in living memory. In Cape Town, it is the worst drought the city has experienced in over 100 year...
Rainwater harvesting and management is nothing new. In fact, this technique has been used for thousands of years in many parts of the globe to capture and store rainwater in the pores of soil or for human use. Growing water scarci...
March 27, 2017
The “Nexus”, as understood in the context of this document, can be defined as the place where water, energy and agricultural security intersect. At its heart is a strong understanding of the interdependencies between these thr...
March 27, 2017
Synthesis report from the 2011 IWA Development Congress.
Society
March 24, 2017
The water sector needs to attract and inspire professionals to choose to work and stay in the water sector. The water-related Sustainable Development Goals and targets will require a water sector workforce that is adequate in numb...
March 22, 2017
As we mark the international year of Wastewater this World Water Day, I’m taken back to my childhood crossing the Adayar Bridge in Chennai, India, in an air-conditioned “Ambassador” (the iconic Indian car that served as high...
Canadians are very fortunate to have proper access to sanitation systems that ensure our wastewater is dealt with appropriately. However, there is an on-going need in many communities to better improve how water resources are mana...
HealthSociety
March 17, 2017
Since the recognition, in 2010, of access to safe drinking water and sanitation as Human Rights by the Member States of the United Nations, important progress has been made in terms of policy formulation, legislation and regulatio...