International Water Association

Study warning on ageing of large dams

An analysis carried out by the United Nations University has highlighted concerns around the ageing of the many thousands of large dams around the...

Conservation groups raise concern over freshwater fish

Thousands of freshwater fish species are heading towards extinction, with freshwater biodiversity declining at twice the rate of that in oceans or forests, according...
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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...
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Global warning on biodiversity

The fifth edition of the UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook report, published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), warns that action on biodiversity is...

Report charts climate financing progress by banks

A new joint report on climate financing by multilateral development banks (MDBs) in 2019 reveals significant efforts in both adaptation and mitigation for water,...

Stressed transboundary basins face greater intensity under all scenarios

A study in the American Geophysical Union journal Earth’s Future looks at future transboundary water stress and its drivers under climate change. It concludes...

Water reuse regulation for Europe

The European Parliament has adopted the new Water Reuse Regulation as a means of combating increased water scarcity in EU countries. The adoption allowed publication...

WWF costs the impact of global environmental crisis

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has released a report that shows, for the first time, which countries will be worst affected over...

Conflict tool launched to warn over water risk

The Water, Peace and Security (WPS) partnership launched a tool in December that is said to predict the risk of violent conflicts up to...

EEA highlights circular economy upscaling opportunity

A new European Environment Agency report, Circular economy in Europe: insights on progress and prospects, has found that circular economy initiatives in Europe would...

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Supporting innovators – the inspirers of change

Needs around water and wider issues such as sustainability and climate change demand innovation – including, but not limited to, technology. Sudhir Murthy and...

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Study warning on ageing of large dams

An analysis carried out by the United Nations University has highlighted concerns around the ageing of the many thousands of large dams around the...