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The International Water Association

The International Water Association is a global knowledge hub for water professionals and anyone concerned about the future of water. It has a 70-year heritage connecting water professionals worldwide to find solutions to the world’s water challenges as part of a broader sustainability agenda. As a non-profit organisation with members in more than 130 countries, the IWA connects scientists to practitioners and communities so that pioneering research delivers sustainable solutions. It further fosters technological innovation and drives best practice through international frameworks and standards.

Climate change most significantly manifests in disrupting the water cycle. Changing weather and water patterns are driving global water scarcity, and increasing the frequency and severity of extreme weather events. The impacts transverse scales and resiliency at the basin, city and utility level need to be coordinated to ensure adaptation measures are effective. The International Water Association work on climate change contributes to disseminate the latest science, technology and best practice within and beyond the largest international network of water professionals working towards a water-wise world.

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