Collaboration Promotes Innovation in Water Resource Security
Jul 06, 2020
Two leading organisations in the water industry are collaborating on webinars to demonstrate global innovation taking place in the field of water resources management. In a first for the sector, British Water is partnering the International Water Association (IWA) through its UK governing member, the IWA UK committee, on the live presentations, which will reveal technological developments to protect water resources to an international audience.
Participants will also hear from international water resource management experts about their experiences of Covid-19 and will have the opportunity to network with industry peers.
All participants will be invited to contribute to a written output which will be used to support IWA members who work in this field.
The International Water Association is the largest membership association in the global water sector with members in over 140 countries. It contributes to the development of knowledge and proactively promotes the uptake of innovation by bridging the gap between science and practice and policy and implementation.
“The webinars will cover topics from policy and strategy to planning and operations and will promote a collaborative approach from policy makers to deliverers. We look forward to welcoming utilities, innovators and end-users from several continents and having insightful conversations on securing long-term water resource resilience.”
British Water chief executive Lila Thompson says: “We are facing a global water crisis - never before has collaboration and innovation been so critical in securing resources for future generations. As a leader in connecting innovation to end users, British Water is proud to be partnering with the IWA to push forward some of the pioneering solutions being developed both in the UK and internationally.”
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