International Water Association

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

Industry needs more guidance to achieve SDG6, says new report

Greater collaboration between companies and the WASH community is needed to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6–water and sanitation for all–, says a new...

H&M and WWF to work on water challenges in Turkey

Clothing group H&M and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have announced a new initiative to help Turkey tackle its water challenges, particularly...

Court action taken against two companies over ‘flushable’ wipes

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has begun court proceedings against Kimberly-Clark and Pental alleging that they each made false or misleading representations...

Pipe manufacturers set to cash in on US water market, says new report

Pipe and hardware companies are poised to benefit from heightening concerns about US municipal water infrastructure with US$300 billion of forecasted capital expenditures over...

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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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