International Water Association

Industry needs more guidance to achieve SDG6, says new report

Greater collaboration between companies and the WASH community is needed to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6–water and sanitation for all–, says a new...

Danone and Veolia form alliance to improve water use

Multinational food products corporation, Danone, and global utilities company, Veolia, have announced a new partnership focusing on the water cycle, waste management, sustainable agriculture...

International: Seven hundred of world’s largest companies to carry outwater assessment

South Pole Group, a sustainability solutions provider, is partnering with CDP, that operates a global natural capital disclosure system, to carry out the world’s...

International: World Business Council updates global water tool

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released an updated version of the general Global Water Tool (GWT) with some of the...

Geotech becomes IWA member

Geotech, a QED environmental company, has joined the International Water Association (IWA) as a professional member, to help contribute to a more sustainable water...

Veolia to deliver sustainable water treatment at gold mine

Veolia Water Technologies will design and supply a sustainable water treatment plant that reduces chloride levels in the water stream at the Fosterville gold...

Trump Administration raises water infrastructure funding

The Trump Administration has signed a bill doubling the federal loan budget for water infrastructure projects in the United States. Funding of US$63 million (up...

International: Swedish initiative cuts water use in textile industry

Sweden Textile Water Initiative, made up of major Swedish textile and leather brands and the Stockholm International Water Institute have released their global results for 2015, recording an...

Court action taken against two companies over ‘flushable’ wipes

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has begun court proceedings against Kimberly-Clark and Pental alleging that they each made false or misleading representations...

United States: New research launched to reduce water consumption in electricity sector

The Electric Power Research Institute plans to invest approximately US$200 million in research and development over the next decade to minimise the environmental impacts of water withdrawal and...

FEATURED STORY

African prospects for performance-based non-revenue water contracts

Performance-based contracts offer the potential to help African water utilities tackle non-revenue water. Jessica Ertel, Roland Liemberger and Ignacio Peña review prospects, and highlight one of...

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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