International Water Association

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...

Siemens to build automated water management system in sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa could benefit from a plan by Siemens AG to build a fully automated water management system. Using advances in automation, the Internet of...

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...

International: World Business Council updates global water tool

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released an updated version of the general Global Water Tool (GWT) with some of the...

Environmental biologist wins Singapore water prize

An American Professor, Rita Colwell, has been named as the recipient of the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize for 2018. Colwell has been recognised for...

Geotech becomes IWA member

Geotech, a QED environmental company, has joined the International Water Association (IWA) as a professional member, to help contribute to a more sustainable water...

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,...

United States: Ultrapure water technology facility opens

Evoqua Water Technologies has officially opened a testing and demonstration facility for the microelectronics industry’s ultrapure water technology needs within the company’s Rockford centre of excellence. The new Ultrapure...

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...

Brazil: New water loan eliminates foreign exchange fluctuations

The water company, Aegea, has received the first disbursement of its loan approved under the Brazilian Reais Local Currency Initiative that aims to eliminate foreign exchange risk exposure...

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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...