International Water Association

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...

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...

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...

Whisky distillery turns co-products into renewable energy

After just one year of operation, beverage company Diageo’s on-site biogas plant at Glendullan, Scotland is turning 1,000 metres cubed of malt whisky distillery...

Researchers unveil ocean wave energy generator

A device that generates the energy of an ocean wave three times the average amplitude could provide a concentrated source of kinetic energy if...

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...

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...

Statkraft opens new hydropower plant in Peru

Statkraft, a Norwegian renewable energy company, has opened the Cheves hydropower plant in Peru. The power plant is Statkraft’s ninth in the country, and...

Restaurant group saves US$20 million through reduction in energy and water use

Arby’s Restaurant Group, the second largest quick-service sandwich chain in the US, has announced it reached 15.2 percent total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant from a...

India: Startup looks to harvest rainwater and solar energy

Thinkphi, an Indian startup company that aims to manufacture sustainably engineered products that intelligently conserve water, energy and waste, has raised angel funding to expand operations, and begin...

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Fouling and scaling in seawater reverse osmosis desalination

Desalination of seawater with reverse osmosis has grown rapidly. Sergio Salinas looks at tools to address the ongoing challenge of membrane fouling.   Water use has...

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Banks provide update on SDG contributions

The first joint report on the contributions of the 11 multilateral development banks (MDBs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been released, emphasising...