International Water Association

India: New app to test water sources

A new low-cost water testing kit that works with a mobile phone could one day map safe drinking water sources for communities. The app,...

LA uses plastic balls to protect reservoir

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, has released the final batch of ‘shade balls’ onto the surface of the Los Angeles Reservoir, marking completion...

International: Mid-term review on water commitments released

Safe Water for All (SWA) and partners have reported significant progress on 56 percent of their 383 commitments to ensuring sustainability of water and...

International: WASH Alliance shifts strategy to sector development

In a bid to strengthen continuity after WASH programmes conclude and to strive for universal access to WASH by 2030, Wash Alliance International has...

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...

International: Bill Gates’ poo machine up and running in Dakar

In a blog update, Bill Gates has revealed that the Janicki Omni Processer (JOP), from which he drank a glass of water earlier in...

International: Second Annual World Portable Sanitation Day held

Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) held the second annual World Portable Sanitation Day (WPSD) in August. The inaugural day in 2014 kicked off a...

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...

‘Magic’ book can purify water

A book whose pages are made with bacteria killing metal nanoparticles could provide safe drinking water to millions it was revealed during the 250th...

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A Latin lesson on urban water resilience by design

The high levels of urbanisation seen in Latin America illustrate the growing need for ‘resilience by design’ to address the impacts of climate change....

NEWS

Report charts climate financing progress by banks

A new joint report on climate financing by multilateral development banks (MDBs) in 2019 reveals significant efforts in both adaptation and mitigation for water,...