International Water Association

Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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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...

IFC and Suez sign agreement for Mexican projects

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and SUEZ, the water and energy company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop brownfield...

Two global water foundations to merge

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and the WateReuse Research Foundation (WRRF) boards of directors have unanimously agreed to take the steps necessary to...

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...

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...

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...

Conflict tool launched to warn over water risk

The Water, Peace and Security (WPS) partnership launched a tool in December that is said to predict the risk of violent conflicts up to...

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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...