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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...

World’s rivers filled with drug waste, research shows

Rivers across the globe contain nearly two and half thousand tonnes of over-the-counter and prescription drugs waste, according to researchers. More than 10,000 kilometres of...

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....

IWMI brings in new leadership

The International Water Management Institute has appointed two new executives with broad experience in the conservation and use of transboundary rivers. Claudia W. Sadoff arrived...

Cape Town begins site preparation for desalination plant

The site preparation for the Monwabisi desalination plant, one of Cape Town’s seven desalination projects, has started, as part of the efforts to help...

£50 million flood alleviation project opens in Leeds

A £50 million flood defence scheme has opened in Leeds, in the north of England, which uses moveable weir technology, a first for flood...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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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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