International Water Association

World Bank and UN report warns of growing global water crisis

The World Bank and the United Nations have published a report warning that 40 percent of the world is currently affected by water scarcity....

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...

Switzerland: Hydroelectric plant opts for variable-speed turbines

General Electric has swapped out its conventional turbines for variable-speed models that will store and generate far more power at the Linthal hydroelectric plant in Switzerland. The...

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...

Pakistan: World Bank provides loan for management of Indus basin

The World Bank has approved financing of US$35 million to support improved management, planning and development of water resources in the Indus River Basin...

First tidal-powered hydrogen facility launched

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has produced hydrogen gas using electricity generated from tidal energy in Orkney, Scotland. This is the first time...

PARC and Nestlé agree to promote water-saving technologies

The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Nestlé Pakistan will together promote smart water-saving and eco-friendly technology as a solution to the country’s current...

The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge announces finalists

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

Aqaba recovering energy from wastewater

The only coastal city of what may be the world’s most water scarce country has prioritised “Zero Discharge”, cleaning up the air by cleaning...

India: Jindal Power’s Etalin project wins sustainability award

The Energy and Environment Foundation, an NGO based in Delhi, has announced Jindal Power’s Etalin Hydro Electric Power Company as the winner of the...

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Urban anti-fragility: the water sector beyond resilience

As water professionals face climate chaos, infrastructure solutions must go beyond resilience, argues Kala Vairavamoorthy. They must become anti-fragile, with systems growing cleaner and...

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DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...