International Water Association

Great Lakes mayors warn funding cuts will hit restoration efforts

Outgoing Chair of the Great Lakes and St Lawrence River Cities Initiative, Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal, has shared his disappointment about funding cuts...

United States: Army to help restore the Los Angeles River

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of LA, has announced that the Chief of Engineers of the US Army Corps of Engineers, Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, has...

United Kingdom: Europe’s biggest floating solar panel planned for London reservoir

Europe’s biggest floating solar panel array is being installed on London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir as part of Thames Water’s ambitious bid to self-generate a third of...

Philippines: Manila to build new water tunnel

A new water tunnel aims to help modernise Manila’s water supply, reducing the risk of shortages as demand for water rises in tandem with the city’s booming...

United States: Grants offered to reduce storm water runoff

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has opened a grant programme to control urban storm water and improve local water quality. Municipalities, including...

Watershed damage costs cities billions, says Nature Conservancy

A new global study has found that one in three large cities spend 50 percent more on water treatment costs as a result of...

DC Water turns sewage into electricity

Washington DC has unveiled its US$470 million waste-to-energy project that produces a net 10 megawatts (MW) of electricity from the wastewater treatment process. The project...

Canadian city wins municipal water prize

Clearbrook, British Columbia, Canada, added a new gold to its multiple medals as it was awarded Best Water in the World at the Berkeley Springs International Water...

Europe: Suez heads up new urban resilience project

In May, Suez, with other partners, launched the €8 million RESCCUE urban resilience project that will develop and implement resilience strategies that extend beyond urban drainage systems to...

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...

FEATURED STORY

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

By Kala Vairavamoorthy   At any given moment, day and night, a quarter of a million people are aloft, jetting at 800 km/h at an altitude...

NEWS

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...
X

Stay connected to The Source.

Subscribe to stay connected to the latest developments in the water sector and receive exclusive content from The Source.