International Water Association

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...

United States: Ultrapure water technology facility opens

Evoqua Water Technologies has officially opened a testing and demonstration facility for the microelectronics industry’s ultrapure water technology needs within the company’s Rockford centre of excellence. The new Ultrapure...

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....

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...

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,...

UN calls for ‘better water and better jobs’

With nearly half of the world’s workers employed in water-related sectors, sustainable access  to safe water can change lives and livelihoods, the United Nations said during...

United States: Wastewater sludge technology startup wins Cleantech award

The Cleantech Open, the world’s largest accelerator of early-stage clean-technology companies, has named Viroment as the winner of the water category. Based in Minneapolis,...

Corporate sustainability net positive water goal for Intel

Intel has set out a new strategy and goals for 2030 in its latest annual corporate sustainability report, with aims for the next decade...

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: 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...

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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...