International Water Association

European Parliament progress for EU water reuse proposal

The latest stage in the development of a European Union regulation on minimum requirements for water reuse has been broadly welcomed by EurEau, the...

Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...

Scheme launched to cut farming air pollution

A team of experts has received £3 million in funding to help UK farmers reduce the ammonia emissions produced through agriculture. The scheme, named the...

FAO links water pollution to agricultural practices

Water pollution resulting from the expansion of irrigation, livestock treatment, fertiliser and pesticide use is damaging human and environmental wellbeing, argues a new report...

India suffering worst water crisis in its history

A nationally unprecedented water crisis threatens the lives of millions in India, according to the National Institute for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) think tank. Around...

UK government sets rules for farmers to reduce water pollution

The UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has unveiled new rules for farmers to reduce diffuse water pollution from soil, fertiliser...

Food and Agricultural Organization leads report linking water stress to migration

A report led by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in partnership with the Land and Water Division and the Global Water...

IWA and World Bank launch innovative groundwater report

The International Water Association and World Bank have released a new report, which synthesises the knowledge, best practices and field experience that emerged from...

New project enabling food production in harshest climates

The Sahara Forest Project (SFP) launch station has been opened outside Aqaba, a port city in Jordan. Part funded by the EU and Norwegian...

New initiative to curb hunting, conserve biodiversity and improve food security

A €45 million multi-partner programme has been launched to help African, Caribbean and Pacific countries halt unsustainable wildlife hunting, conserve their natural heritage and...

FEATURED STORY

The need for a mindset change on intermittent supply

Perspectives A panel responds to questions posed by Bambos Charalambous, Chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply   Why must tackling intermittent water supply...

NEWS

WHO microplastic update calls for health impact research

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a report on the potential human health risks associated with exposure to microplastics in the environment, which...
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