International Water Association

World Bank supporting hydropower development in Nepal

The World Bank has approved a credit of US$20 million for the Government of Nepal to implement the Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower...

United States: University research shows clean fuel can be created from water vapour

The University of Louisville’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research has shown that solar energy can create clean hydrogen fuel by converting water vapour from the air....

United Kingdom: Government funds project to use water to heat and cool buildings

Innovate UK, the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, is providing £2.9 million in financing for an energy network that plans to develop heat pumps that will deliver heat...

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...

Dams in India cause more harm than good, says UN report

Indian dams have failed to ensure long-term food security and have even increased instances of human displacement in the country, according to a United...

How sunlight can provide low-cost access to clean water

Water can be disinfected if left for as little as six hours in intense sunlight, yet many living in the world’s poorest countries do...

Hydro storage can secure 100 percent renewable electricity in Australia

Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 percent renewable energy, a new study...

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...

Belize community to use solar energy to gain safe drinking water

The Caribbean Development Bank has provided a grant of US$333,488 to fund a new water supply system in Conejo, Belize. Officials from the Government of...

Vanuatu to construct US$15 million hydropower plant

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vanuatu have signed an agreement for a US$15.1 million project to increase renewable energy generation...

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Integrated water management for all

How to cope with multiple and competing uses of water is a defining issue of our time. The concept of integrated water resources management...

NEWS

Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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