International Water Association

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: SABMiller achieves water reduction goal

The global brewery company, SABMiller, has exceeded its 2015 goal of reducing the amount of water used to produce one litre of beer, revealed...

Consultation opens on water climate bond standard

The Climate Bonds Initiative and consortium partners, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA), Ceres, World Resources Institute and CDP, have released for public comment...

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...

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...

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...

United States: Obama signs plastic microbead ban

In December, US President Barack Obama signed a new law that will ban plastic microbeads from many cosmetic products and over-the-counter drugs, and aims...

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....

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: 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...

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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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UNU study highlights water and migration links

The United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) has released a report on the links between water and global migration, which...