International Water Association

Agricultural and industrial impacts on drinking water

The European Parliament has released a report entitled 'The human right to drinking water: Impact of large-scale agriculture and industry', which investigates the impacts...

European Parliament progress for EU water reuse proposal

The latest stage in the development of a European Union regulation on minimum requirements for water reuse has been broadly welcomed by EurEau, the...

Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...

Scheme launched to cut farming air pollution

A team of experts has received £3 million in funding to help UK farmers reduce the ammonia emissions produced through agriculture. The scheme, named the...

FAO links water pollution to agricultural practices

Water pollution resulting from the expansion of irrigation, livestock treatment, fertiliser and pesticide use is damaging human and environmental wellbeing, argues a new report...

India suffering worst water crisis in its history

A nationally unprecedented water crisis threatens the lives of millions in India, according to the National Institute for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) think tank. Around...

UK government sets rules for farmers to reduce water pollution

The UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has unveiled new rules for farmers to reduce diffuse water pollution from soil, fertiliser...

Food and Agricultural Organization leads report linking water stress to migration

A report led by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in partnership with the Land and Water Division and the Global Water...

IWA and World Bank launch innovative groundwater report

The International Water Association and World Bank have released a new report, which synthesises the knowledge, best practices and field experience that emerged from...

New project enabling food production in harshest climates

The Sahara Forest Project (SFP) launch station has been opened outside Aqaba, a port city in Jordan. Part funded by the EU and Norwegian...

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Destination Denmark – the IWA World Water Congress Exhibition 2022

The Copenhagen edition of the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition will be with us shortly. Based in the fantastic facilities of the Bella...

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UNEP sets out freshwater priorities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has outlined its freshwater-related priorities for implementing its Medium-Term Strategy (MTS), 2022-2025 in a newly-released strategic document produced...