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Urban drought forces Iran to seek resolution

Protests that began in the Iranian cities of Khorramshahr and Abadan over poor water quality have led to promises by the energy minister of...

Start-ups win funding to deploy in water-scarce cities

Three start-ups tackling urban water challenges with technology and an entrepreneurial approach have been recognised by the Imagine H2O Urban Drinking Water Challenge 2018 for their...

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...

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...

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...

Australia: Brisbane encourages only ‘pee, poo and paper’ down the toilet

Queensland Urban Utilities has encouraged Brisbane residents to learn how to be environmentally friendly with every flush. “Sewer pipes are designed to carry just that–sewage,” said Michelle Cull,...

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...

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...

City of Trenton sets out plan to improve water quality

The state Department of Environmental Protection of the US state of New Jersey has reached an agreement to address its ageing infrastructure with City...

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...

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The need for a mindset change on intermittent supply

Perspectives A panel responds to questions posed by Bambos Charalambous, Chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply   Why must tackling intermittent water supply...

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WHO microplastic update calls for health impact research

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a report on the potential human health risks associated with exposure to microplastics in the environment, which...
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