International Water Association

Work starts on £11million flood scheme in northeast England

The Environment Agency has joined forces with local businesses to reduce the risk of flooding to the community and give wildlife a boost in...

Dutch cities sign ‘City Deal’ for climate adaptation

At the conference ‘Water safe and climate resilient building, living and life’ in Zwolle, the Netherlands, five Dutch cities, governmental organisations and regional water...

International: Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation announced

At the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference last December (COP21), a coalition of nations, river basin organisations, businesses and civil society announced the...

Canada: British Columbia unveils Water Sustainability Act

After receiving Royal Assent in 2014, following more than four years of public engagement and policy development, the British Columbia Water Sustainability Act will...

US make US$1 billion available for water infrastructure projects

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of approximately US$1 billion in credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new...

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...

Plastic waste overwhelming world’s oceans, says UN chief

António Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations, today marked World Environment Day with a warning about the ecological harm caused by plastic waste. More than...

China: China to integrate water and environment management

The World Bank has approved a US$9.5 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to help China increase water productivity and reduce pollution discharges in the three...

New alliance to develop 100 percent bio-based bottles

Danone and ​Nestlé ​Waters, the ​world’s ​two largest ​bottled water ​companies, have ​joined forces ​with Origin ​Materials, a ​startup based ​in California, to ​form...

EEA cites climate losses across member states

A new briefing from the European Environment Agency (EEA), utilising two database data sources – CATDAT (RiskLayer GmbH) and NatCatSERVICE (Munich Re GmbH) –...

FEATURED STORY

Global Water Award 2022: Pushing for progress on water and sanitation...

Nisha Mandani’s organisation provides water and sanitation to neglected communities. The winner of the IWA 2022 Global Water Award talks to Erika Yarrow-Soden.   Nisha Mandani, founder...

NEWS

CDP highlights stranded asset risk from water insecurity

Not-for-profit organisation CDP has released a new report in association with Planet Tracker which highlights how water insecurity is already having an adverse effect...