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  • Forecasting Europe’s water quality from space

    Forecasting Europe’s water quality from space

    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 environmental, social and ...

  • Newly appointed IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows

    Newly appointed IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows

    The International Water Association (IWA) today announces the appointment of new IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows. These individual water professionals are being recognized by their peers for their contribution to the water sector and to IWA, ...

  • Spain joins IWA’s Young Water Professionals network

    Spain joins IWA’s Young Water Professionals network

    The President of the International Water Association (IWA), Helmut Kroiss, and Fernando Morcillo, President of AEAS (the Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation), have launched the official Spanish group of young water ...

  • Historic groundwater forum in India in the midst of severe drought in South Asia

    Historic groundwater forum in India in the midst of severe drought in South Asia

    South Asian countries face continued severe drought following two consecutive monsoon failures. The South Asia Groundwater Forum, organised by the Government of India in collaboration with the International Water Association (IWA) and the ...

  • IWA Conference to run alongside WWEM 2016

    IWA Conference to run alongside WWEM 2016

    The organisers of WWEM 2016 are delighted to announce that an International Water Association specialist Conference will run alongside this year’s WWEM event in Telford, UK, during the first week of November. The IWA Conference is the third in ...

  • Grand Opening of Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility

    Grand Opening of Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility

    Padre Dam Municipal Water District celebrated the grand opening of its Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility and tour program today. The demonstration facility will use advanced water purification technologies to purify and test ...

  • South Africa: Warnings of water crisis

    South Africa: Warnings of water crisis

    A new report by South Africa’s Opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) has warned that the country is in danger of a severe water crisis should the findings of a recent survey in water-stressed areas be ignored by the government. The ...

  • 10th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse

    10th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse

    We are very excited to announce the 10th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse in Harbin, China scheduled from July 5-7, 2015. Holding the event in China is of great significance considering the problems of water resource ...

  • IWC Masters Scholarships - Integrated Water Management

    IWC Masters Scholarships - Integrated Water Management

    I’d like to bring to your attention that the International WaterCentre (IWC) is currently offering full scholarships to study the Master of Integrated Water Management next year (in Australia). These prestigious scholarships will be awarded on ...

  • Final Call for Abstracts: IWA Regional Conference on Water Reuse and Energy 2014 - 21-24 October 2014 - Daegu, Korea

    Final Call for Abstracts: IWA Regional Conference on Water Reuse and Energy 2014 - 21-24 October 2014 - Daegu, Korea

    The IWA Regional Conference on Water Reuse and Energy will be held in Daegu, Korea from 21st through 24th October, 2014. This conference is hosted and supported by the IWA Water Reuse Specialist Group, the Korean Society of Environmental Engineers, ...

  • Final Call for Abstracts: Wastewater and biosolids treatment and reuse - Bridging Modeling and Experimental Studies

    Final Call for Abstracts: Wastewater and biosolids treatment and reuse - Bridging Modeling and Experimental Studies

    The international conference “Wastewater and Biosolids Treatment and Reuse (WBTR): Bridging Modeling and Experimental Studies” will be held on June 8-14, 2014 in Otranto (Lecce), Italy. The conference is organized under the direction of ...

  • Developing Countries Titles from IWA Publishing: Free to Download

    Developing Countries Titles from IWA Publishing: Free to Download

    The following titles on sanitation and wastewater in developing countries are all available to download free of charge from the WaterWiki: http://www.iwawaterwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Articles/DevelopingCountriesTitlesfromIWAPublishingFreetoDownload ...

  • USGS Census, EPA Strategy, ASME Hydraulic Fracturing

    USGS Census, EPA Strategy, ASME Hydraulic Fracturing

    The Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-11) was passed into law on March 30, 2009. Sub¬title F, also known as the SECURE Water Act, calls for the establishment of a “national water availability and use assessment ...

  • Proposals of Hosting Candidates for 10th Water Reuse Conference (2015)

    Proposals of Hosting Candidates for 10th Water Reuse Conference (2015)

    We have had a wonderful time at the 9th IWA International Conference on Water Reuse, held in Windhoek last October 27 to 31. We have learnt much from the 27 technical sessions and 7 workshops, with themes ranging from economics and governance to the ...

  • The life and death of Dutch groundwater tax

    The life and death of Dutch groundwater tax

    We examine the Dutch national groundwater tax (GWT) – a ‘win–win, green’ tax that promised to reduce distortions by simultaneously reducing the income tax burden and improving environmental outcomes. We find no evidence of ...

  • Thermophilic Co-composting of Human Wastes in Haiti

    Thermophilic Co-composting of Human Wastes in Haiti

    Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) is an organization that has been working on ecological sanitation in Haiti since 2006 and, in 2009, developed the nation`s first waste treatment site to treat human faeces using thermophilic ...

  • South Africa: Leaders commit to deal, Africa calls for climate finance

    South Africa: Leaders commit to deal, Africa calls for climate finance

    African leaders at the Durban climate talks stressed that it is time the continent got its ‘fair share’ of global climate finance. The talks have been deemed a success with a legally-binding (but not completely defined) deal having been ...

  • UK: Spelman warns of bleak water future at White Paper launch

    UK: Spelman warns of bleak water future at White Paper launch

    UK environment secretary Caroline Spelman warned at the launch of the long-awaited Water White Paper that Britain faces a future of water shortages and lasting environmental damage, including some rivers running dry, unless attitudes to water use ...

  • Journal of water reuse and desalination

    Journal of water reuse and desalination

    Blanca Jiménez Cisneros, Institute of Engineering, UNAM, Mexico How Yong Ng, National University of Singapore, Singapore Stephen Gray, Victoria University, Australia In S. Kim, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea Journal of ...

  • Journal of water reuse and desalination announcement and call for papers

    Journal of water reuse and desalination announcement and call for papers

    IWA Publishing launches the new Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination - visit the homepage for full details: http://www.iwaponline.com/jwrd/ We invite you: To submit papers here: https://www.editorialmanager.com/jwrd To register as a reviewer ...