International Water Association

Californians increase support for recycled water

Last year's rainfall eased drought conditions in California but residents are still concerned about future water shortages. A statewide survey conducted in late 2017 by...

International: Water ranked as key risk in WEF report

Water crises have been ranked third in terms of their impact in 2016 as a global risk over the next ten years, according to...

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...

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...

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...

Markets-based approach to help solve global water scarcity

Using creative impact investing solutions can help alleviate water scarcity, restore ecosystems, support farmers and drive sustainable water management, says a new report by...

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...

Oman: LG Chem signs deal with Oman desalination plant

The Sohar desalination plant in Oman has announced it will incorporate LG Chem’s ‘high rejection’ NanoH20 seawater reverse osmosis membranes. The membranes incorporate nanostructured materials and polymer technology which...

International: Global business council platform to boost investment in nature

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched an online platform, Natural Infrastructure for Business, to increase awareness of the business opportunities...

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,...

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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...