International Water Association

Asia and the Pacific most at risk from future flooding

Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development...

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...

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...
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DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...

iDE launch new Basin Report Card model

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Integration and Application Network of the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science (UMCESIAN) have officially launched their...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ADB lends US$145 million to Uzbekistan to upgrade water infrastructure

A loan of US$145 million to improve water supply and sanitation services in the Republic of Karakalpakstan, an autonomous republic in northwestern Uzbekistan, has...

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Destination Denmark – the IWA World Water Congress Exhibition 2022

The Copenhagen edition of the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition will be with us shortly. Based in the fantastic facilities of the Bella...

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UNEP sets out freshwater priorities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has outlined its freshwater-related priorities for implementing its Medium-Term Strategy (MTS), 2022-2025 in a newly-released strategic document produced...