International Water Association

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...

Young scientists awarded for low-cost water purification concept

Two American students have been awarded the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for constructing a system that detects and purifies bacteria laden water within...

EPA launches drinking water plan

The US Environmental Protection Agency has released a plan to increase the reliability of the country’s drinking water, following several incidents including the well-publicised...

City leaders are key to solving sanitation challenge

New research from WaterAid has identified that strong leadership is the key to success for tackling the ever-growing sanitation challenge caused by uncontrolled urbanisation...

Uganda: Sanitation programme rolled out in Lake Victoria

The second phase of the Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation Programme has been commissioned in Ntungamo, Uganda. Financed by a US$102 million grant from the African Development...

International: World Menstrual Hygiene Day celebrated

On 28 May, World Menstrual Hygiene day was celebrated in over 30 countries. The campaign’s main goal and vision is to create a world in which every...

Pakistan: Coca-Cola helps Pakistan fight polio

At the Rotary International Convention 2016 held in Seoul, Coca-Cola Pakistan announced funding of 10 million Pakistani rupees (US$96,000) to provide a further seven solar filtration plants. Under...

Safe water out of reach for many Americans

Water has been deemed “unaffordable to many Americans” due to water and wastewater costs rising 41 percent between 2010 and 2015–nearly five times the rate of...

Water distribution points expanded in Haiti

Some 30,000 residents of three localities in Haiti now have access to potable water, thanks to a sanitation campaign launched by the government, supported by the...

Latin America and the Caribbean: Call for innovative water and sanitation startups

The Inter-American Development Bank is issuing an open call for innovative startups working on water, sanitation, hygiene and health projects to enter its seventh Demand Solutions event. The...

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Developing the digital water toolbox

Digital technologies are reshaping the water sector, and the implications and opportunities around this are the focus of this year’s IWA Digital Water Summit....

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Corporate sustainability net positive water goal for Intel

Intel has set out a new strategy and goals for 2030 in its latest annual corporate sustainability report, with aims for the next decade...