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International: New assessment criteria to boost marine sector investments

The Climate Bonds Initiative has convened a Marine Technical Working Group to develop new assessment criteria for low-carbon investments in the marine sector. The Marine Technical Working Group...

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: 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...

Danone and Veolia form alliance to improve water use

Multinational food products corporation, Danone, and global utilities company, Veolia, have announced a new partnership focusing on the water cycle, waste management, sustainable agriculture...

United States: New research launched to reduce water consumption in electricity sector

The Electric Power Research Institute plans to invest approximately US$200 million in research and development over the next decade to minimise the environmental impacts of water withdrawal and...

Veolia to deliver sustainable water treatment at gold mine

Veolia Water Technologies will design and supply a sustainable water treatment plant that reduces chloride levels in the water stream at the Fosterville gold...

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)...

International: Swedish initiative cuts water use in textile industry

Sweden Textile Water Initiative, made up of major Swedish textile and leather brands and the Stockholm International Water Institute have released their global results for 2015, recording an...

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...

United Kingdom: Dairy industry cuts water use

Dairy processors have achieved a 15 percent reduction in relative water consumption since 2008, Dairy UK has revealed in its 2015 Dairy Roadmap. In...

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Building resilient urban water systems for an uncertain future

A changing climate and rapid urbanisation demand a rethink in how we build and run towns and cities. Kala Vairavamoorthy, Nathanial Matthews and Paul Brown...

NEWS

Study reveals seismic water concerns for Seattle

Seattle Public Utilities in the US has completed a seismic study using updated information to analyse the performance of its drinking water system. The study...
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