Brasil Oyapock River (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Bubbles (Tom Peyre Costa 2008)
Spain Cabdella (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Spain Drought (Tom Peyre Costa2010)

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UN adopts new Global Goals, charting sustainable development for people and planet by 2030

The 193-Member United Nations General Assembly formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development on 25 September 2015, along with a set of bold new Sustainable Development Goals.

SDG 6 is dedicated to "Clean water and sanitation" and there are other water-related goals too. Click here to find out more.

Candidates for the 15th IWRA Executive Board

We are pleased to announce the candidate list for the election of the 15th IWRA Executive Board (2016-2018)! We encourage you to contribute to the good governance of the association by considering the list of candidates.

Voting is now open and shall close on midnight 5 November 2015.


Introducing the IWRA Emerging Professionals Working Group

IWRA is officially announcing the launch of the Emerging Professionals Working Group.  This working group is dedicated to aiding students and new members of the water community to achieve their career goals.

To stay updated on upcoming events, activities, and research of the Emerging Professionals Working Group visit our blog at: and to get involved, contact us at: 


Vol. 40, Issue 4 - 40th Anniversary Issue
Water International (September 2015)

IWRA Update
IWRA Newsletter 2015 - Issue 3 (September 2015)

Frontiers of Land and Water management in Urban Regions
Edited by Thomas Hartmann and Tejo Spit (2015)