International Water Association

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...

International: Architects to improve water sustainability in building designs

The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, and HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm, have signed a one-year partnership agreement that...

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...

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...

Swedish water project wins Nordic fashion industry sustainability award

A successful collaboration for efficiency in water consumption, energy and chemical use in the textile industry has won the 2015 Habit Fashion Award for...

Seven hundred of world’s largest companies to carry out water 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...

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...

CH2M wins global water prize

The Colorado-based global service and engineering company, CH2M, has received the 2015 Stockholm Industry Water Award for advancing methods in cleaning water and increasing...

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....

IWA Fellows win Stockholm water prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht have been named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for “revolutionising water and wastewater treatment”. Fellows of the...

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Urban anti-fragility: the water sector beyond resilience

As water professionals face climate chaos, infrastructure solutions must go beyond resilience, argues Kala Vairavamoorthy. They must become anti-fragile, with systems growing cleaner and...

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DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...