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...

Start-up produces clean water from thin air

Three young entrepreneurs have joined forces in Nairobi Kenya to create a product that generates clean drinking water out of thin air. Majik Water aims...

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 States: Californian city buys floating solar power system

Infratech Industries, an Australian-owned and operated sustainable infrastructure company, is exporting its flagship floating solar system to the City of Holtville in California. The deployment...

One thousand solar panels installed at Scottish water works

One thousand solar panels have been installed at a major water treatment works serving Edinburgh and parts of West Lothian, continuing Scottish Water’s switch to renewable...

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...

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...

EU and EBRD support water supply in Jordan

The European Union (EU) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are supporting Jordan’s efforts to extend the use of sustainable and...

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...

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...

FEATURED STORY

African prospects for performance-based non-revenue water contracts

Performance-based contracts offer the potential to help African water utilities tackle non-revenue water. Jessica Ertel, Roland Liemberger and Ignacio Peña review prospects, and highlight one of...

NEWS

Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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