International Water Association

Water bonds standard to be used first by San Francisco

The Water Climate Bonds Standard, developed by the Climate Bonds Initiative to promote sustainable water investment, has been officially recognised by the US government at the...

United States: Winery to be first in the US to use closed-loop biological wastewater...

Fetzer Vineyards, a sustainable winemaking company, has plans to install the BioFiltro BIDA System at its Mendocino winery, thereby becoming the first American winery to use the closed-loop...

Water security urgent priority in Middle East and North Africa, says new report

The inadequate supply of water and sanitation is costing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region around US$21 billion per year in economic...

United States: Water Environment Federation releases stormwater report

The Water Environment Federation has released a new report that details the challenges, opportunities, and pathways to improving stormwater systems. The release of Rainfall...

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....

Two global water foundations to merge

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and the WateReuse Research Foundation (WRRF) boards of directors have unanimously agreed to take the steps necessary to...

United States: US student invents new method of removing electronic waste from water

Perry Alagappan from the United States has received the 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for inventing a filter through which toxic heavy metals from...

Levels of water reuse not good enough, says EU

The European Commission has proposed new measures to combat water scarcity and help farmers reuse water. The commission is looking to develop the circular economy...

New York’s sewer systems contaminate natural waters

The State of New York was estimated to get rid of around 6.5 billion gallons of untreated sewer and stormwater in 2017, a new...

Water efficiency experts meet in Bath to debate solutions

Waterwise hosted the IWA ‘Efficient 2017’ conference, leveraging new standards, labels, incentives, data, markets and policies Demand management through conservation and leak reduction is arguably...

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Investing in SDG 6: A vital confluence of natural, human, and...

By Kala Vairavamoorthy   At any given moment, day and night, a quarter of a million people are aloft, jetting at 800 km/h at an altitude...

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Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...
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