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Australia: New water infrastructure projects announced in Great Artesian Basin

Australia has announced seven new projects under Phase Four of the Great Artesian Basin Sustainability Initiative. The Australian government will be delivering funding of...

Europe: European Commission to address impact of agriculture on drinking water

The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals to tackle the issue of agricultural pollution and its impact on the supply of...

New standard for treated wastewater to maximise irrigation systems

A new standard (ISO 16075 series) has been published containing guidelines for the development and execution of treated wastewater projects, including design, materials, construction...

United States: Iowa farmers tackle nutrient management

A set of new efforts have been announced to help Iowa’s farmers and livestock producers conserve water and soil resources and improve nutrient management...

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...

New equipment developed to measure evaporation

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

Caribbean: Caribbean UN agriculture agencies to strengthen rural employment opportunities for Caribbean youth

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to tackle the...

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...

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...

Major food companies to tackle water risks in supply chains

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

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Building resilient urban water systems for an uncertain future

A changing climate and rapid urbanisation demand a rethink in how we build and run towns and cities. Kala Vairavamoorthy, Nathanial Matthews and Paul Brown...

NEWS

Study reveals seismic water concerns for Seattle

Seattle Public Utilities in the US has completed a seismic study using updated information to analyse the performance of its drinking water system. The study...
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