International Water Association

Researchers turn nitrates into water and air

Engineers at Rice University’s Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT) Center have found a catalyst that cleans toxic nitrates from drinking water by converting them...

Key to tackling poverty is water and sanitation, says World Bank

Reaching the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of access to safely managed water and sanitation services by 2030 will require countries to spend US$150 billion...

Ghana: World Bank provides further credits for water supply

The Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Project (SRWSP) has received World Bank financing of US$45.7 million to facilitate the construction of an additional 20,000...

International: WHO launches new Strategy Plan to 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has unveiled a global plan to better integrate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services with four other public health...

United States: EPA to fund research into microbes in water reuse systems

The US Environmental Protection Agency has awarded US$329,650 to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to research human and ecological health impacts associated with water reuse and conservation...

Ecuador: Ecuador set to achieve complete sanitation coverage

CAF - Development Bank of Latin America, has revealed that the improvement and expansion of the potable water system in the parish of San...

Greywater reuse gets safety boost

Treated greywater is safe for irrigation and does not pose a risk for gastrointestinal illness or water-related diseases, researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute for...

UNICEF to bring safe water to Burundi

Global entertainer, Beyoncé, has teamed up with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to launch BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, a multi-year partnership to provide safe water to...

Ultrathin graphene-oxide membranes used to filtrate water

New ultrathin membranes have been tailored so that all solvents pass through without compromising their ability to sieve out the smallest of particles. Previously...

Bolivia: Bolivia to improve water, sanitation and irrigation services

Bolivia will reform its public policies to improve the coverage and management of irrigation, potable water and sanitation services with a US$90 million loan from the Inter-American Development...

FEATURED STORY

Global Water Award 2022: Pushing for progress on water and sanitation...

Nisha Mandani’s organisation provides water and sanitation to neglected communities. The winner of the IWA 2022 Global Water Award talks to Erika Yarrow-Soden.   Nisha Mandani, founder...

NEWS

CDP highlights stranded asset risk from water insecurity

Not-for-profit organisation CDP has released a new report in association with Planet Tracker which highlights how water insecurity is already having an adverse effect...