The International Water Association (IWA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 IWA Project Innovation Awards – Development.


Nexus thinking is a new way of thinking that recognises the crucial interdependence of water, energy and food -- a relationship that forms the core of the Environment Nexus project. This new IIEA video explores the deep interconnections between the three essential resources and highlights the need for nexus thinking to help meet the world's needs, as it grows from 7 to 9 billion by 2050.

World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

Check out what is being organized worldwide for this important day!

Check important water facts!

Check out Tessa Livingstone's disturbing new video on the crisis of water supply. Why, after $360 million of investment do nearly a billion people still lack healthy water? Why do the wells, pumps and pipes, installed lovingly by donors across the world, fail time and time again? And who now has the courage to put it right?


The objective of this course is to present the diseases and health issues related to water. Different types of water related diseases and how they are transmitted will be presented. This will be followed by prevention strategies which can be employed to minimize the transmission of these diseases.

By: Murray Biedler for Aquaknow

The objective of this course is to present the challenge of water supply for human consumption. Elements of water quality and water quantity will be addressed. This will be followed by basic strategies for providing access to, and distribution of, safe water supply.


By: Murray Biedler for Aquaknow.

The Story of Cholera by Global Health Media Project.
This short animated film makes invisible cholera germs visible through the eyes of a young boy who explains how to help the sick and guides his village to prevent the spread of cholera.

Dal 28 maggio al 15 giugno apre a Bologna il Summer Training Programme del Progetto Europeo “Energizing Development” che ha per tema centrale l’accesso alle energie rinnovabili e sostenibili come elemento fondante per promuovere lo sviluppo e riequilibrare le disuguaglianze globali.