18 Feb. 2021 - 30 Apr. 2021 • Online Event

Wastewater Treatment, Water Recovery and Re-Use (Master Class 2021)

The purpose of this seminar is to provide participants with an understanding of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment, water recovery and reuse.

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20 Feb. 2021 - 06 Mar. 2021 • Online Training

Toilet Technologies And Faecal Sludge And Water Management In Rural Areas

The coronavirus pandemic has proven that everybody must have access to public health and clean water, so that nobody is left out and nobody can be the carrier of the virus. We know that massive numbers of people in rural regions do not have access to clean water. But what is worse is that if faecal sludge is not safely treated and reused, it will end up contaminating the available sources of water, reducing supply or adding to the health burden of communities. This is why this work becomes so critical, particularly in the COVID-19 world.

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23 Feb. 2021 - 22 Mar. 2021 • Online

Voices For Water - Campaign

Watershed empowering citizens programme helps groups of people, working together – civil society organisations or CSOs – to change that. So far, we’ve focused on reaching the most marginalised citizens in Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mali, and Uganda.

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24 Feb. 2021 - 29 Mar. 2021 • Online Event

CReW+ Academy

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded project “CReW+” – An Integrated Approach to Water and Wastewater Management Using Innovative Solutions and Promoting Financing Mechanisms in the Wider Caribbean Region, is launching its virtual capacity development programme today: The CReW+ Academy!

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24 Feb. 2021 - 23 Apr. 2021 • Online Event

Water and Wastewater Plant Engineering and Design

This course sets out to explore firstly the various stages employed in Water & Waste water treatment; then follows the Engineering facets of the subject, applied this to the various stages found in the treatment of Water and Wastewater. Course Fee: R 9,999 Course Dates: 24th to 26th February 2021 29th to 31st of March 2021 21st to 23rd April2021

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08 Mar. 2021 - 15 Mar. 2021 • Radisson, Foreshore, Cape Town, South Africa

Water Quality Management and Monitoring

Building cemeteries away from human settlements to erecting fences around graves, plans to protect the country's water supply from contamination if mass coronavirus burials become a necessity. With researchers noting that little is known about how long the novel coronavirus survives in water, poorly planned burials that could result in the virus or other pathogens passing into water supplies. Some viruses — like polio — can move through soil and groundwater.

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22 Mar. 2021 | 08:00 - 10:30 • Online Event

Webinar: Linking Global Water Security To Nature

Following the success of the first two IAHR webinars on ‘The Business of Global Water Security’ and ‘The Science of Global Water Security’, attracting a global audience of several thousand page views each, it is timely now to focus on ‘The Fundamental Issues of Global Water Security’ and linking water security to nature and nature-based solutions.

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22 Mar. 2021 | 14:00 - 19:30 • Online Event

FIN & SITE4Society (UNU-MERIT) Event: World Water Day

A multi-stakeholder forum is being organised in conjunction to the World Water Day under the theme 'Water Source Security: Is desalination the way to go?'. The event is hosted online on 22 March by the Centre for Circular Economy (FIN India Trust), along with SITE4Society (United Nations University-MERIT), and will consist of three sessions of presentations and discussions.

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19 Apr. 2021 - 30 Apr. 2021 • Online Event

25th Global WASH Cluster Annual Meeting and Emergency Environmental Health Forum (EEHF)

The 25th Global WASH Cluster Annual Meeting which will be an interactive event, will be held online from 19th to 30th of April 2021 and the theme will be: Responding to crises: changing climate and evolving pandemics

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21 Apr. 2021 - 22 Apr. 2021 • Online event

WASH & COVID-19 Pandemic Online Symposium

One year after the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, countries across the region are at different stages of their preparedness, response and recovery and with varying experiences - they have observed different levels of resilience across their WASH, health and economic systems and have tried a range of responses. Some countries will have been through situations not yet faced by others, and have lessons to share.

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09 May. 2021 - 14 May. 2021 • Copenhagen • Denmark

IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is a truly international event. We plan for these events to attract the fullest participation, with an outstanding and diverse programme. The Congress & Exhibition draws water professionals from around the world to share their knowledge and know-how. And of course, it provides a chance to meet old friends and make new ones.

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31 May. 2021 - 03 Jun. 2021 • Online Event

6th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference (FSM6)

The FSM Alliance is excited to take on its role as the new host and organiser for the International Faecal Sludge Management conference (FSM conference). The FSM Alliance was announced at AfricaSan 5/FSM5 in Cape Town, South Africa in 2019 to create a centralised platform for those working in the FSM sub-sector.

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13 Sep. 2021 - 15 Sep. 2021 • Online Event

42nd WEDC International Conference

The WEDC International Conference is a valued and respected platform for reflection and exchange of knowledge and ideas that are rooted in practice. The title this year recognises that a uncertain future is faced as the world is challenged by the impact of external factors, particularly climate change.

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04 Oct. 2021 - 08 Oct. 2021 • Online Event

2021 Water and Health: Science, Policy and Practice

The 2021 UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice will be held October 4 – 8, 2021. The conference will explore drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both developing and developed countries with a public health emphasis.

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30 May. 2022 - 03 Jun. 2022 • Munich • Germany


Are you looking for solutions to the challenges of the future? The world's leading trade fair for environmental technologies provides answers. As the largest platform for water, wastewater, waste and raw materials management , IFAT is the international meeting point for the industry - with innovative offers that set standards for the future. From the drinking water supply to wastewater disposal, waste and raw materials management as well as innovations for pollutant management, sustainable road construction and minerals.

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