International Water Association (London, United Kingdom)
International Water Association
London, United Kingdom
The International Water Association is a global reference point for water professionals, spanning the continuum between research and practice and covering all facets of the water cycle. Through its network of members and experts in research, practice, regulation, industry, consulting and manufacturing, IWA is in a better position than any other organisation to help water professionals create innovative, pragmatic and sustainable solutions to challenging global needs.
Issue Areas – Action Issues
The work and activities of our members, whether through established mechanisms like specialist groups, task groups, conferences or print, are complimented by a range of activities divided into strategic themes and programmes. They are designed to facilitate members’ engagement on issues which are considered critical to the water sector’s wider development.
- Cities of the Future - Developing new paradigms for highly efficient urban water services in new and existing cities throughout the world.
- Managing utilities and their assets - Enabling utilities to meet the evolving service challenges and tripple bottom line objectives in developing and developed countries, this programme covers everything between strategic asset management to operation and maintenance.
- Science and application of water management - Exploring advances in fundamental water science, research and technology development related to urban drainage and the treatment of water, wastewater and stormwater.
- Water and health - Enabling utilities to meet the evolving service challenges and tripple bottom line objectives in developing and developed countries this programme covers everhing between strategic management to operation and maintenance.
- Water, climate and energy - Developing strategies for adapting and optimising water services in the context of population growth, climate change and related energy impacts.
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