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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of approximately US$1 billion in credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new...

Yorkshire Water, a UK water supply and treatment utility, has announced that its new increased household bills will be used to fund its planned...

Five prizes were awarded by the Saudi-based organisation, Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water, at UN headquarters in New York, for work...

The European Union (EU) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are supporting Jordan’s efforts to extend the use of sustainable and...

New equipment to accurately measure evaporation from crops and nature areas has been developed by Dutch knowledge institutes KWR, Alterra and KNMI, sensor company...

The Irish government has announced a major investment in flood relief works for Cork City, in the south of Ireland, bringing protection to 2,100...

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced an investment of more than US$33 million in 197 high-priority watersheds across the country to help landowners...

A 1,000-litre water tank that weighs only 23 kilogrammes and can be easily transported in a flat-packed cardboard box has won the AidEx Aid...

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-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...

As climate change, population growth and water pollution increase pressure on freshwater resources, seven global food and beverage companies have announced commitments to work...

The Action Day for Water, organised for the first time in the history of UN Climate Change Conferences, has led to calls for more...

The United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) has launched a new book that will serve as...

A new hydroelectricity plant will open next year in Hong Kong to be followed by construction of the city’s first desalination plant as leaders...

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Pressure from worldwide population growth is placing increasing demand on phosphorus supply and production but resources are not limitless and no synthetic substitute exists....

NEWS

Twelve projects have been announced as the Water Window Challenge Winners, and will share a US$10 million competition pool to tackle flooding in some...

Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a...

The UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI, Cap-Net, Redica and WaterLex, have launched a manual that brings together two fields that, until recently, have...

The US Environmental Protection Agency has released a plan to increase the reliability of the country’s drinking water, following several incidents including the well-publicised...

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