International Water Association

Oman: LG Chem signs deal with Oman desalination plant

The Sohar desalination plant in Oman has announced it will incorporate LG Chem’s ‘high rejection’ NanoH20 seawater reverse osmosis membranes. The membranes incorporate nanostructured materials and polymer technology which...

International: Seven hundred of world’s largest companies to carry outwater assessment

South Pole Group, a sustainability solutions provider, is partnering with CDP, that operates a global natural capital disclosure system, to carry out the world’s...

Mediterranean: Hotels reduce water consumption

Eight innovative water treatment technologies to help Mediterranean hotels reduce water consumption have proved successful in the project demonstration site in Spain. As part of the demEAUmed project,...

International: Heineken reduces water use

Global brewer, Heineken, has outlined progress towards achieving its Brewing a Better World 2020 commitments including reducing specific water consumption in its breweries. The figures were released in the...

International: Greenpeace sounds warning over increase in coal power plants

The world’s freshwater resources could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants worldwide go ahead, threatening severe drought and competition, according to...

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...

Experts address water’s hidden numbers

Two IWA Specialist Groups met in Livorno, Italy to approach water infrastructure problems through the lens of economics, statistics, finance, and asset management. The joint...

Australia tests leakage detection through analytics

Rezatec, a UK-based geospatial data analytics company, along with Australian water and sewerage utility, Unitywater, is trialling a pipeline leakage detection satellite data analytics...

Indian students win industry water prize

A national team of students from India have won the Xylem Water Prize 2017. Presented at the 14th annual International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO)...

United States: Wastewater sludge technology startup wins Cleantech award

The Cleantech Open, the world’s largest accelerator of early-stage clean-technology companies, has named Viroment as the winner of the water category. Based in Minneapolis,...

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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...