International Water Association

UK heatwave leads to water restrictions

Record June temperatures across the UK last month have created unprecedented demand for water, forcing utilities to impose restrictions and bans. Although dam and reservoir...

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...

BlueTech Research and Water Environment Federation partner on innovation

Two leading water sector organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance collaboration around innovation and market trends. Technology market intelligence company BlueTech...

Mali: Mali to decrease non-revenue water and improve water access

Itron, a company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, has signed a contract with the Malian Drinking Water Supply Management Company (SOMAGEP-SA), a water provider...

San Francisco issues world’s first climate certified water bond

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has become the first organisation to issue a green bond certified under the Climate Bonds Water Criteria....

Canada: Nanaimo city inaugurates water treatment plant with new membrane technology

The city of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, has inaugurated a new water treatment plant featuring General Electric’s ZeeWeed membrane technology to purify water from the...

New York to invest US$2 billion in clean water infrastructure

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017 with plans to invest US$2 billion in critical water infrastructure across New...

Indonesia: UN symposium on Jakarta’s water environments

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability has organised the first international Water and Urban Initiative (WUI) Symposium on Sustainable Urban Water Environment in Jakarta....

New study warns of rising water use for fracking

Volumes of water used for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have risen more than seven-fold in the last five to six years, a new study shows. The...

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...

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Developing the digital water toolbox

Digital technologies are reshaping the water sector, and the implications and opportunities around this are the focus of this year’s IWA Digital Water Summit....

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UNU study highlights water and migration links

The United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) has released a report on the links between water and global migration, which...