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...
March 6, 2017
The GSMA Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities programme Innovation Fund, supported by UK Aid, is now open for applications. The M4D objective is to build and share evidence on the role of mobile in improving or increasing acces...
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 in Buenos Aires, Argentina´s Ministry of Internal Affairs, Public Works and Housing – Secretary of Water Resou...
November 14, 2016
2030 timeline to solve all major water challenges Solving global water challenges is now recognised as one of the top priorities for humankind. The recently adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals, with their 169 measurable targ...
November 4, 2016
Dreampipe II launched by Ideas to Impact programme DFID makes up to £1,000,000 of cash prizes available to innovators in the sector. Dreampipe II launched at the International Water Association Water Ideas 2016 Conference in Bolo...
October 13, 2016
13 October 2016, Brisbane – Today the International Water Association announced, Diane d’Arras as the new President of the association. Diane has been an active member of the IWA for many years, and has served on the organisat...
October 13, 2016
13 October, 2016 Brisbane – The International Water Association (IWA) has awarded Rand Water from South Africa the Project Innovation Award – Grand Award. A non-profit public utility based in Gauteng, Rand Water won the pr...
October 11, 2016
Water Pricing, a useful tool for managing demand? One of the ultimate goals of water management should be making visible the total cost, and recovery, of the water we all use so that customers will have a better understanding of t...
October 11, 2016
12 October 2016, Brisbane – To overcome the problems that are leading to pressure on water resources in urban areas, and to an increasing number of drought and flooding crises, the International Water Association (IWA) today lau...