International Water Association

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...

Countries at COP22 call for more attention to water

The Action Day for Water, organised for the first time in the history of UN Climate Change Conferences, has led to calls for more...

Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico to upgrade sewage infrastructure

Under a settlement with the US Department of Justice and the US Environmental Protection Agency, the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) has...

Flooding threatening 4.2 million people on Caribbean and Pacific islands

A new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) estimates that 4.2 million people in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and...

Irish government announces Cork flood protection plan

The Irish government has announced a major investment in flood relief works for Cork City, in the south of Ireland, bringing protection to 2,100...

British Water publishes code of practice for SuDS technology

In a first for the UK water industry, British Water has published a code of practice for assessing surface water treatment technologies. The Environment...

Sri Lanka to improve access to drinking water

The Sri Lankan National Water Supply and Drainage Board has awarded a €156 million contract to Veolia, through its subsidiaries OTV and SADE, that...

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...

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...

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...

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A global repository for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater data

To progress the contribution of wastewater surveillance of the COVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2, a group of international partners have established a global collaborative repository for...

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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...