IISD Article by Ignacio Deregibus on Water And Waste: Opportunity Knocks

On a daily basis, both human needs and activities depend on water. The lack and limitation of this resource for proper sanitation services – toilets and sewage infrastructure – or the growing degradation of waters due to increasing wastewater discharge constitutes a serious problem. Developing and developed countries are equally affected. Slum dwellers, for instance, […]

XVII World Water Congress Deadline Extension: Submit Abstracts, Special Sessions & Side Events Proposals by 30 September.

Due to the many requests for an extension, the deadline to submit your application for a Special Session, as well as abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the XVII World Water Congress (11-15 May 2020, Daegu, Korea) has now been changed to 30 September 2019! Experts, professionals, academics, students, etc. from leading water organisations, institutions, research centres, […]

New IWRA – UNESCO i-WSSM Call for Research Papers until 23 August!

IWRA in collaboration with UNESCO International Centre for Water Security and Sustainable Management (i-WSSM), invites you to submit proposals for the ‘GWSI Paper Series’ on Water Security and Sustainable Development Goals.  This year’s theme will focus on “Water Reuse Within a Circular Economy Context”.  Researchers from international organisations, government agencies, research institutions, non-profit institutions, and the private sector […]

Early Bird Registrations for XVII World Water Congress Now Open!

IWRA is excited to launch the online early bird registration for our XVII World Water Congress on “Foundations for Global Water Security and Resilience: Knowledge, Technology and Policy” to take place next year in Daegu, Korea (11-15 May).  Take advantage of the discounted early bird registration fees for the Congress, and remember that you are also eligible an additional discount if you […]

IWRA Webinar – N°23

What South Korea Can Offer the World of Smart Water Management, 18 July 2019. This webinar was co-hosted with the Korea Water Forum (KWF) and focused on “What South Korea can offer the world of smart water management”.  This 90-minute online event was based on themes from the upcoming Korea International Water Week and highlighted […]

Contribute to IWRA’s Question of the Year 2019!

Is Smart Water Management (SWM) Really A Smart Idea?  Selected contributions received may be considered for publication in the 2019 Special issue on SWM. Smart Water Management (SWM) refers to the application of new advances in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to provide real-time, automated data that can be used in resolving water challenges and […]

IWRA Newsletter Editorial – June 2019

Callum Clench, IWRA Executive Director As you will see from this issue of IWRA Update, it has been a busy year for IWRA’s Executive Office and Board so far. And as there are only 10 months until the XVII World Water Congress in Daegu, South Korea, we will be kept on our toes for the […]