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Rotterdam tops global water sustainability index

The Dutch port city, Rotterdam, has been ranked the top city for water sustainability, according to the inaugural Sustainable Cities Water Index from engineering and consulting...

United States: DC Water maps lead serviced lines

Washington DC’s water utility has announced the launch of a new interactive map and other online content designed to help property owners identify the material that makes up...

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...

Philippines: Manila to build new water tunnel

A new water tunnel aims to help modernise Manila’s water supply, reducing the risk of shortages as demand for water rises in tandem with the city’s booming...

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...

Uzbekistan: Major upgrade planned for Djizzak’s wastewater system

A much-needed upgrade of the urban sewage and wastewater system in the city of Djizzak will be undertaken with backing coming from an US$81 million loan from...

United States: California water use drops 31.3 percent

Despite continued hot conditions, Californians surpassed June’s conservation rate and reduced water use by 31.3 percent during July, exceeding the Governor’s 25 percent mandate...

India: Kolkata to install 200 water ATMs

As part of the West Bengal government’s packaged drinking water project, Pran Dhara, or ‘water of life’, 200 water vending machines will be set...

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...

European Commission seeks cities’ advice on water strategy

Around 20 cities will be selected by the European Commission to share their technical expertise and strategic advice on the Commission’s Urban Water Agenda 2030. The...

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Utility insights into nature-based options

Utilities around the world have shown that nature-based approaches can be justified economically and deliver wider benefits when compared to traditional infrastructure. The Source...

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EEA highlights circular economy upscaling opportunity

A new European Environment Agency report, Circular economy in Europe: insights on progress and prospects, has found that circular economy initiatives in Europe would...
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