Welcome to the press room

Water security is considered one of the most significant threats to human wellbeing, economic stability and environmental sustainability. The significant water challenges being faced around the world have made sustainable water management a priority for global leaders.

The IWA Water and Development Congress and Exhibition is an agenda-setting meeting of water professionals, both water industry insiders and thought leaders from outside the sector, that addresses global development water challenges. Keynote speakers are the top specialists in their field, they will frame the critical debates facing the water sector; workshops, technical sessions and business forums will showcase the latest science and best practices delivering solutions to the water crisis.

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Practical Information

Services On Site

A fully staffed press room is available for use by accredited journalists. Here, you can receive assistance with interview requests, work in a quiet environment and obtain information on scheduled press events.

Remote Services

Our on-site communications team is happy to facilitate Skype, TV and Radio interviews with key experts at the World Water Congress. All press releases and news coming out of the week will be published on this page.

Online Campaigns

Check our online campaigns about the congress. Highlighting the different component of the Congress & Exhibition to our network. If you are looking for a specific issue please use the Online Programme to get an overview of the themes that will be discussed during the week. Browse events by theme, topic, type and date.

Social Media

The IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition has a number of social media channels through which you can connect to help stay abreast of events, updates and virtual discussions on the topics you cover. Connect now to uncover stories and find potential interviewees.
Follow @iwahq on Twitter to receive updates in advance and during the week.
Or connect with the IWA on Facebook or LinkedIn . Check #waterwise and tweet using #DevelopmentCongress

Media Contacts

Rui Veras
Communications Director
Mob. +31 6 29 05 55 22

Ulrike Kelm
Communications Manager
Mob. +31 6 1590 31551

Marta Jimenez
Communications Officer
Mob. +31 6 3193 4081

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