International Water Association

India’s thermal power generation faces high water risk

A new paper from the World Resources Institute (WRI), Parched Power: Water Demands, Risks and Opportunities for India’s Power Sector, analyses all of India’s...

English universities complete wave energy converter studies

Plymouth and Exeter universities have completed the first set of ecological studies as part of the EU Horizon 2020 funded CEFOW (Clean Energy from...

First tidal-powered hydrogen facility launched

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has produced hydrogen gas using electricity generated from tidal energy in Orkney, Scotland. This is the first time...

Vanuatu to construct US$15 million hydropower plant

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vanuatu have signed an agreement for a US$15.1 million project to increase renewable energy generation...

Hydro storage can secure 100 percent renewable electricity in Australia

Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 percent renewable energy, a new study...

Whisky distillery turns co-products into renewable energy

After just one year of operation, beverage company Diageo’s on-site biogas plant at Glendullan, Scotland is turning 1,000 metres cubed of malt whisky distillery...

The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge announces finalists

The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association have announced the finalists in the Water Utility Energy Challenge (WUEC), a programme that...

UK using wave energy to generate electricity

A wave energy converter, produced by technology company Wello, has successfully generated electricity into the national grid off the west coast of Orkney, Scotland. Tidal...

EU and EBRD support water supply in Jordan

The European Union (EU) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are supporting Jordan’s efforts to extend the use of sustainable and...

Hong Kong pursues renewable water sources

A new hydroelectricity plant will open next year in Hong Kong to be followed by construction of the city’s first desalination plant as leaders...

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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