International Water Association

iDE launch new Basin Report Card model

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Integration and Application Network of the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science (UMCESIAN) have officially launched their...

Indonesia: UN symposium on Jakarta’s water environments

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability has organised the first international Water and Urban Initiative (WUI) Symposium on Sustainable Urban Water Environment in Jakarta....

Flooding threatening 4.2 million people on Caribbean and Pacific islands

A new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) estimates that 4.2 million people in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and...

Sri Lanka to improve access to drinking water

The Sri Lankan National Water Supply and Drainage Board has awarded a €156 million contract to Veolia, through its subsidiaries OTV and SADE, that...

Asia and the Pacific most at risk from future flooding

Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development...

US make US$1 billion available for water infrastructure projects

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of approximately US$1 billion in credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new...

Singapore: New CCTV technology reduces water pollution from worksite

A new technology introduced in Singapore could reduce the amount of silt and sediment that makes its way from construction sites into the country’s water systems, while...

International: UNESCO launches project on emerging water pollutants

UNESCO, together with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), has launched the project Emerging Pollutants in Wastewater Reuse in Developing Countries, funded by...

£50 million flood alleviation project opens in Leeds

A £50 million flood defence scheme has opened in Leeds, in the north of England, which uses moveable weir technology, a first for flood...

Irish government announces Cork flood protection plan

The Irish government has announced a major investment in flood relief works for Cork City, in the south of Ireland, bringing protection to 2,100...

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How can we achieve joined-up regulation to help meet the UN...

How can we achieve joined-up water regulation, connecting economic, health and environmental goals, to help meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 6? What are the...

NEWS

Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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