International Water Association

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...

Pune looks to become world’s first smart sanitation city

The Toilet Board Coalition and Pune Municipal Corporation have announced a new collaboration towards making Pune, India, the world's first smart sanitation city. The Toilet Board...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Australia: Sydney Water wins infrastructure award

Sydney Water has won the Operator and Service Provider Excellence Award at the Infrastructure Australia Awards for its long-term investment in Integrated, Instrumentation, Controls, Automation and Telemetry System...

Copenhagen water project wins Nordic cities award

Copenhagen-based architects SLA have won the Nordic Built Cities Challenge Award for its innovative design for the City of Copenhagen, which will regenerate a central park and street...

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...

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...

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Chile’s urban 2030 Water and Sanitation Agenda

A multi-sectoral process led by utility regulator SISS over the past two years has resulted in an ambitious urban water agenda to guide Chile...

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EEA highlights circular economy upscaling opportunity

A new European Environment Agency report, Circular economy in Europe: insights on progress and prospects, has found that circular economy initiatives in Europe would...