Open Access Week 2018: Open Access for the Developing World Open Access Week 2018: Open Access for the Developing World

Are you a researcher in Bangladesh? Are you collaborating with someone in Uganda? Did you know that you're eligible to publish Open Access for free in any IWA Publishing journal?

Open Access Week 2018: Open Access Publishing Options Open Access Week 2018: Open Access Publishing Options

As Open Access (OA) becomes more and more prevalent, so do the options for authors seeking to publish OA. The question shifts from “should I publish OA?” to “where should I publish OA?”. 

IWA Publishing Signs First ‘Read & Publish’ Deal with Leading Dutch Institutions IWA Publishing Signs First ‘Read & Publish’ Deal with Leading Dutch Institutions

Last week marked a momentous step for IWA Publishing in our committed progress towards Open Access (OA). On Tuesday, 2 October 2018 we signed our first ‘Read and Publish’ agreement with Delft University of Technology and Wageningen University & Research(WUR).

Blue-Green Systems Launches at IWA World Water Congress in Tokyo, Japan Blue-Green Systems Launches at IWA World Water Congress in Tokyo, Japan

We are thrilled to have celebrated the launch of our latest Open Access journal, Blue-Green Systems at the IWA World Water Congress in Tokyo, Japan this Wednesday, 19 September, 2018.

IWA Development Congress - Open Access Waiver Competition IWA Development Congress - Open Access Waiver Competition

In honor of this year's IWA Development Congress in Buenos Aires, we gave delegates the chance to win a 100% fee waiver to publish their paper Open Access in any one of our 12 IWA Journals.

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World Toilet Day article collection: free access for limited time World Toilet Day article collection: free access for limited time

To celebrate World Toilet Day, IWA Publishing compiled a collection of recent relevant papers that will all be free to access until December.

Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water (Open Access Chapters Only) Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water (Open Access Chapters Only)

ISBN: 9781843393856

eISBN: 9781780404929

Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water, covers aspects of hazard distribution, exposure, health impacts, biomonitoring and remediation, including social and economic issues, is therefore a very timely contribution to disseminating useful knowledge in this area. Five Chapters within this book have been published Open Access. You can access these by clicking on the download link below. To purchase the entire book as either an e-book or in print, please visit the book page.

Arsenic in drinking water derived from groundwater is arguably the biggest environmental chemical human health risk known at the present time, with well over 100,000,000 people around the world being exposed. Monitoring the hazard, assessing exposure and health risks and implementing effective remediation are therefore key tasks for organisations and individuals with responsibilities related to the supply of safe, clean drinking water. Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water, covering aspects of hazard distribution, exposure, health impacts, biomonitoring and remediation, including social and economic issues, is therefore a very timely contribution to disseminating useful knowledge in this area. The volume contains 10 short reviews of key aspects of this issue, supplemented by a further 14 case studies, each of which focusses on a particular area or technological or other practice, and written by leading experts in the field. Detailed selective reference lists provide pointers to more detailed guidance on relevant practice. This abridged collection of Open Access Chapters includes Chapters 1, 5 8, A3 and A14. To purchase the entire book as either an e-book or in print, please visit the book page.

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Translating Human Rights criteria into operational terms Translating Human Rights criteria into operational terms

Translating the Human Rights criteria into action is a challenge for water and sanitation professionals, particularly for regulators. Mohamed Tawfik and the IWA Communications department for Water Policy and Regulation have procvided a helpful outline and infographics to illustrate some of the key criteria & principles in relation to drinking water supply and sanitation services.

What needs to change to achieve access to sanitation for all by 2030? What needs to change to achieve access to sanitation for all by 2030?

Andrés Hueso, Senior Policy Analyst for Sanitation at WaterAid, discusses the opportunities and challenges involved in global prioritisation of sanitation and water for all.

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