International Water Association

BlueTech Research and Water Environment Federation partner on innovation

Two leading water sector organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance collaboration around innovation and market trends. Technology market intelligence company BlueTech...

Key takeaways from the IWA Reuse 2017 conference in California

At the 30th anniversary of IWA’s specialist group, water professionals discussed how reusing water can be the ‘cornerstone of the circular economy’ In Long Beach,...

Water efficiency experts meet in Bath to debate solutions

Waterwise hosted the IWA ‘Efficient 2017’ conference, leveraging new standards, labels, incentives, data, markets and policies Demand management through conservation and leak reduction is arguably...

New York to invest US$2 billion in clean water infrastructure

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017 with plans to invest US$2 billion in critical water infrastructure across New...

IFC and Suez sign agreement for Mexican projects

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and SUEZ, the water and energy company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop brownfield...

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...

Water security urgent priority in Middle East and North Africa, says new report

The inadequate supply of water and sanitation is costing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region around US$21 billion per year in economic...

Chittagong to improve access to safe and reliable water

The World Bank has approved US$47.50 million to improve water, sanitation, and drainage infrastructure in Chittagong, with the aim of helping about 650,000 inhabitants...

Work starts on £11million flood scheme in northeast England

The Environment Agency has joined forces with local businesses to reduce the risk of flooding to the community and give wildlife a boost in...

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...

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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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