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...

Scientists trial new technology for water quality monitoring

A project to trial new ways of protecting the aquaculture industry from the impact of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and other threats to water...

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...

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...

United States: California set to reduce overflows of chlorinated water

California Water Service, the largest subsidiary of California Water Service Group, has  received approval for the company’s first patent, for a device that helps protect the environment by...
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Monitoring network for the Himalaya region

An article in the journal Nature has set out details of a network of monitoring stations for the ‘third pole’ – the Himalaya-Hindu Kush...

Key takeaways from the IWA Reuse 2017 conference in California

At the 30th anniversary of IWA’s specialist group, water professionals discussed how reusing water can be the ‘cornerstone of the circular economy’ In Long Beach,...

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...

Canada: Alberta to improve flood and drought mitigation efforts

TransAlta, a power generation and wholesale marketing company, has entered into a five-year agreement with the Government of Alberta to manage water on the Bow River at...

Singapore: New CCTV technology reduces water pollution from worksite

A new technology introduced in Singapore could reduce the amount of silt and sediment that makes its way from construction sites into the country’s water systems, while...

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Connecting the pieces of the digital water puzzle

Developments in areas such as digital twins, instrumentation and artificial intelligence all connect to open up digital opportunities for utilities. The Source hears from contributors on...

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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,...