International Water Association

Vietnam: Power and agriculture sectors braced for water shortages

Electricity of Viet Nam and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development have agreed to regulate water held in hydropower reservoirs and water for...

United States: USDA launches initiative to help farmers improve water quality

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the US Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest US$41 million in a threeyear initiative to support the work...

Beating hunger vital to sustainable development agenda

Food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture are key to achieving the entire set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, FAO Director- General José...

Armenia: US scientists help with groundwater management

South Dakota-based scientists from the US Geological Survey are helping to restore a depleted aquifer and build local expertise for managing groundwater in the Ararat Basin of Armenia....

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...

Californian ranch tests rice irrigation project

The first sustainable farming initiative, leveraging Israel’s research and innovation in water technology to reduce rice-crop water use, will begin this year at Conaway Ranch in...

iDE releases new study on drip irrigation

iDE, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the manufacture, marketing and distribution of affordable, scalable micro-irrigation, has released a new study on the upscaling of...

Pakistan: Government and University of Agriculture announce partnership on water management

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Agriculture Faisalabad to work together to support research and training activities leading...

New collaboration to advance sustainable water reuse in agriculture

The WateReuse Association, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and Pentair, a leader in creating sustainable water solutions, have come together to help advance the development of...

Drought pushing food prices up sharply in East Africa

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

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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...