Brasil Oyapock River (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Bubbles (Tom Peyre Costa 2008)
Spain Cabdella (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Spain Drought (Tom Peyre Costa2010)

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XVth IWRA World Water Congress
25-29 May 2015
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Main theme: "Global Water, a resource for development: Opportunities, challenges and constraints"

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Special Series on Congress Themes

Our latest March newsletter issue of IWRA Update continues a special series of essays exploring the themes of the XVth Water Congress that will be held from 25 to 29 May in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Prof. Akpabio unpacks the different elements of valuing water; Prof. Thapa, Prof. Scott, Prof. Varady, and Prof. de Grenade discuss methods to strengthen water security; and Prof. Lilian del Castillo-Laborde explores the role of law in water governance.

You can read these articles on the newsletter on p.5 to p. 10 at:

New IWRA Oceania Committee!

We are pleased to announce the new IWRA Oceania Committee, supporting and fostering IWRA’s membership base, knowledge exchange and networking opportunities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

For more information, please consult the Oceania Committee page.

Specials sessions and Keynote speakers - XVth IWRA World Water Congress

Special sessions of the Congress were confirmed and can be consulted on this webpage.

In addition, several Keynote speakers at the XVth World Water Congress have been announced. You can read their biography on the Congress Website at:

For discount rates at the World Water Congress, register now to become an IWRA member.  



Vol. 40, Issue 2
Water International (March 2015)

IWRA Update
IWRA Newsletter 2015 - N1 (March 2015)