International Water Association

IWA launches Principles for Water Wise Cities

At the World Water Congress and Exhibition in Brisbane today, the International Water Association launched the Principles for Water Wise Cities, with a call...

Four cities to pilot water gamification models

Four cities are developing a user-driven Digital Social Platform (DSP) to share knowledge and experience of water related issues such as scarcity, security, quality,...

Hydrant water fountains set for Montreal

A new design that uses fire hydrants to provide drinking water has been introduced throughout Montreal following a pilot scheme last year. Called the Bornéo...

Bottles of purified recycled water hit the streets of Los Angeles

Around 2,000 bottles of purified wastewater have been handed out along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, by Orange County utilities to demonstrate the safety...

New portal finds large water disparity across cities

A new interactive statistics portal allows users to compare cities’ differences within water abstraction, consumption, tariff structure and regulation of water services. The portal, www.waterstatistics.org, launched...

Copenhagen water project wins Nordic cities award

Copenhagen-based architects SLA have won the Nordic Built Cities Challenge Award for its innovative design for the City of Copenhagen, which will regenerate a central park and street...

Embracing water as an asset

At the International Water Association’s ‘Embrace the Water’ conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, Helle Søholt, CEO of Gehl, highlighted how water can benefit public life...

Fiji: Green Climate Fund to finance Suva’s water needs

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will strengthen the Fijian capital’s resilience measures and at the same time boost clean water infrastructure and wastewater capacity...

India: Cleanest city rankings released

The first rankings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100 Cleanest Cities, or Swachh Bharat, in India revealed the top city to be Mysore. The...

New urban network and research hub unveiled

A consortium of 14 academic institutions and key partners across the US aims to address the challenges that threaten urban water systems by forming...

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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