International Water Association
Thursday, June 29, 2017

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

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

Water security in Asia and the Pacific has progressed overall in the past five years, but major challenges remain, including overexploited groundwater, demand from...

New research from the Oxford Economics research, commissioned by the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), has outlined the escalating global economic cost of severe flooding...

International development charity WaterAid has launched its first virtual reality documentary, Aftershock. The film immerses viewers in the unique challenges faced by hill-top communities...

The number of companies which have completed the full cycle of Environmental Technology Verification (ETV), a tool to assess the performance of water technologies and boost...

TransAlta, a power generation and wholesale marketing company, has entered into a five-year agreement with the Government of Alberta to manage water on the Bow River at...

Fetzer Vineyards, a sustainable winemaking company, has plans to install the BioFiltro BIDA System at its Mendocino winery, thereby becoming the first American winery to use the closed-loop...

Itron, a company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, has signed a contract with the Malian Drinking Water Supply Management Company (SOMAGEP-SA), a water provider...

Veolia Ireland has secured a new contract from Irish Water for wastewater infrastructure. This contract comprises a €2.16 million upgrade of the wastewater infrastructure at County Cavan and...

The World Bank has approved a US$9.5 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to help China increase water productivity and reduce pollution discharges in the three...

The city of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, has inaugurated a new water treatment plant featuring General Electric’s ZeeWeed membrane technology to purify water from the...

COVER STORY

 By Declan Hearne* A s the sixth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG6) gives us 15 years to achieve and maintain universal access to water, it’s easy to...

NEWS

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a loan agreement of US$86.41 million for the extension of the Pehur...

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...

The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association have announced the finalists in the Water Utility Energy Challenge (WUEC), a programme that...

A wave energy converter, produced by technology company Wello, has successfully generated electricity into the national grid off the west coast of Orkney, Scotland. Tidal...
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