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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...

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...

Cities sign up to ‘My water pledge’

The Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation is encouraging city mayors to engage in a friendly competition to see which community can best inspire their residents to...

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...

Floridian city reclaims stormwater for household irrigation

Rather than build more retention ponds along a stretch of Floridian highway, the city of Altamonte Springs has instead expanded its existing reclaimed water...

Fiji: Green Climate Fund to finance Suva’s water needs

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will strengthen the Fijian capital’s resilience measures and at the same time boost clean water infrastructure and wastewater capacity...

European Commission seeks cities’ advice on water strategy

Around 20 cities will be selected by the European Commission to share their technical expertise and strategic advice on the Commission’s Urban Water Agenda 2030. The...

India: Cleanest city rankings released

The first rankings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100 Cleanest Cities, or Swachh Bharat, in India revealed the top city to be Mysore. The...

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...

IWA launches Principles for Water Wise Cities

At the World Water Congress and Exhibition in Brisbane today, the International Water Association launched the Principles for Water Wise Cities, with a call...

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A global repository for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater data

To progress the contribution of wastewater surveillance of the COVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2, a group of international partners have established a global collaborative repository for...

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DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...