International Water Association

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...

India: First city to receive citywide piped water supply

Hubballi-Dharwad, the second largest urban centre in Karnataka, is to become one of the first Indian cities to provide citywide, continuous, piped water supply to its residents. The...

Hong Kong pursues renewable water sources

A new hydroelectricity plant will open next year in Hong Kong to be followed by construction of the city’s first desalination plant as leaders...

Arup and IWA to accelerate transition towards water-wise cities

The International Water Association (IWA) and engineering and consulting firm, Arup, will work together to assist city leaders change the way water is managed...

Four cities to pilot water gamification models

Four cities are developing a user-driven Digital Social Platform (DSP) to share knowledge and experience of water related issues such as scarcity, security, quality,...

Singapore: Groundwater monitoring to be expanded

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, is planning to expand its groundwater monitoring network. It will be calling two tenders over the next few months for the installation of...

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...

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...

New urban network and research hub unveiled

A consortium of 14 academic institutions and key partners across the US aims to address the challenges that threaten urban water systems by forming...

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...

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NEWS

Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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