International Water Association

UN calls for ‘better water and better jobs’

With nearly half of the world’s workers employed in water-related sectors, sustainable access  to safe water can change lives and livelihoods, the United Nations said during...

International: Coke achieves water replenishment goal

The Coca-Cola Company and its global bottling partners (the Coca-Cola system) have announced they are on track to meet their 2020 water replenishment goal...

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,...

Poland: Brewery builds energy-neutral wastewater treatment plant

Namyslow Brewery has signed a new contract with water technology company, Veolia, to build a new anaerobic-aerobic wastewater treatment plant. Anaerobic processes were selected to maximise biogas production and...

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...

SUEZ to treat wastewater at Rosneft sites

SUEZ has agreed to implement its water treatment technologies to improve water and wastewater processes for Rosneft, the Russian oil firm. A formal agreement was...

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...

Results of Australian Water Survey released

The Australian Water Association and Arup have just released the Australian Water Outlook–the results of the Australian Water Survey which investigates attitudes to water...

CDP highlights stranded asset risk from water insecurity

Not-for-profit organisation CDP has released a new report in association with Planet Tracker which highlights how water insecurity is already having an adverse effect...

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...

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Toronto Water – serving the host city of the World Water...

Toronto Water has transformed the city’s water management. Ahead of IWA’s World Water Congress & Exhibition in the capital of the Canadian province of...

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UNU report warns on tipping points if environmental risks not addressed

A new report released by the United Nations University (UNU) has found that drastic changes to fundamental socioecological systems are likely if environmental risks...