World Water Day 2015

In celebration of World Water Day, the 22nd of March, 2015, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) reflects on 30 years of research excellence to support sustainable water use and development. During the last three decades, new ways of collecting, distributing and managing water have continually influenced our scientists’ work.

Story Map

Click on our interactive map to learn about some of our top success stories. Several of these span more than one country.




Technological advances in satellite imaging, computer modeling and data analysis are delivering cutting-edge solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Underpinning our approach is a continuing commitment to poverty alleviation, social inclusion and sustainable natural resource management. Recognized as a world leader in water management science, IWMI will play an integral role in the work to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

World Water Day 2015 - Water and Sustainable Development