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Start-ups win funding to deploy in water-scarce cities

Three start-ups tackling urban water challenges with technology and an entrepreneurial approach have been recognised by the Imagine H2O Urban Drinking Water Challenge 2018 for their...

City of Trenton sets out plan to improve water quality

The state Department of Environmental Protection of the US state of New Jersey has reached an agreement to address its ageing infrastructure with City...

Urban drought forces Iran to seek resolution

Protests that began in the Iranian cities of Khorramshahr and Abadan over poor water quality have led to promises by the energy minister of...

Thames Water hit with £120 million penalty over leakages

Thames Water, the UK’s largest water company which covers London, has agreed to pay £65 million back to customers as part of a package...

South African region to establish ‘water war room’

The government of South Africa’s Gauteng province will open a new department dubbed the "water war room" in June of this year to mitigate...

Cities must lead transition to circular economy, says IWA report

Recovering water, energy, nutrients and other precious materials embedded in wastewater is an opportunity for cities to transition to the circular economy and contribute...

Five cities chosen to develop water resilience framework

Cities from five continents have been selected to contribute to the development of a global framework for water resilience. The City Water Resilience Framework,...

Mussels could be the answer to better urban water

Ribbed mussels can remove nitrogen and other excess nutrients from an urban estuary and could help improve water quality in other urban and coastal...

Five cities to test new water resilience framework

To help cities better prepare for and respond to shocks and stresses to their water system, professional services firm Arup and The Rockefeller Foundation are set to launch...

New partnership to link water priorities with cities

C40 Cities and the International Water Association (IWA) are joining efforts to connect water professionals and city officials to better support, promote and enable...

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Investing in SDG 6: A vital confluence of natural, human, and...

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Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...
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