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India’s thermal power generation faces high water risk

A new paper from the World Resources Institute (WRI), Parched Power: Water Demands, Risks and Opportunities for India’s Power Sector, analyses all of India’s...

Georgia: K-Water constructing hydroelectric dam in Georgia

The Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water) has started the construction of a hydroelectric dam in Georgia. The US$870 million hydroelectric power plant will be...

China must balance air, carbon and water to harness clean energy

Identifying China’s natural gas resources depends on its ability to balance air quality, carbon emissions, and water stress, researchers argue. China is slowly changing its...

India: Delhi’s first hydropower plant commissioned

The Delhi Jal Board has commissioned the first ever hydropower plant in the city, which will use falling water from a treated sewage effluent...

United Arab Emirates: Hotel slashes water use by 24 percent

An innovative greywater recycling system has helped the Premier Inn at Abu Dhabi International Airport to reduce water use by nearly a quarter in...

United States: Researchers to produce clean energy from water and sunlight

Researchers from the University of Iowa are collaborating with HyperSolar, a startup company focused on commercialising low-cost renewable hydrogen, to produce clean energy from water and sunlight. HyperSolar...

United Kingdom: Adapter for mixer taps wins Ecobuild award

An energy-saving adapter for taps could be trialled in shops on the UK high street after the business behind it won an innovation award. Waterblade, which developed...

Ireland: Irish wave energy project awarded €800,000 in EU funding

An Irish wave energy project developed at Maynooth University, Kildare, called InnoWave has been awarded €800,000 in EU Horizon 2020 funding to develop commercial...

China turns to carbon-neutral treatment plants

By Xiaodi Hao and Rowan Kohll In Zhejiang province on China’s east coast, people pride themselves on tenacity and ingenuity. Both qualities appear to have...

Global electricity production vulnerable to climate and water resource change

Climate change impacts on rivers and streams may substantially reduce electricity production capacity around the world, according to a new study led by the...

FEATURED STORY

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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