International Water Association

Scottish Water launches digital partnership with Atos

A digital partnership to innovate Scotland's water supply and wastewater management has been launched by Scottish Water, Capgemini and Atos. The three partners will work...

Dow wins Water Alliance prize

The Dow Chemical Company has been awarded the US Water Prize by the US Water Alliance for its work in promoting and enabling more sustainable use...

Court action taken against two companies over ‘flushable’ wipes

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has begun court proceedings against Kimberly-Clark and Pental alleging that they each made false or misleading representations...

Trump Administration raises water infrastructure funding

The Trump Administration has signed a bill doubling the federal loan budget for water infrastructure projects in the United States. Funding of US$63 million (up...

Thames Water to invest £12 billion in new infrastructure

Thames Water, the UK's largest water and wastewater company, plans to spend at least £11.7 billion on improving service infrastructure from 2020 until 2025. The...

UK water watchdog criticises customer neglect during thaw

A period of rapid thaw following an unusually cold spell this year led to several unresolved problems for some water customers in the UK,...

International: Companies recognised for turning waterwaste into scalable applications

The International Water Association’s Resource Recovery Best Practice Award 2015 has been awarded jointly to Waternet, Restoffenunie and industrial companies Ardagh Glass and Desso,...

Conservation body critical of Australian coal industry

A report from the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has found that the coal industry in New South Wales and Queensland uses as much fresh...

Wastewater to help power vehicles

Car company SEAT and Aqualia have joined forces to develop renewable biofuel from wastewater to be used in compressed natural gas (CNG) powered vehicles....

Low-flush toilet offers retrofit option

The UK-designed and manufactured 1.5 litre flush toilet, Propelair, has announced new partnerships with the Cornwall Sustainable Building Trust (CSBT), UK, and has been...

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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,...