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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...

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...

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...

Tanzania: Arusha city receives boost to sanitation network

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of US$211 million to help address the urgent need for improved water and sanitation...

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...

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...

Uzbekistan: Major upgrade planned for Djizzak’s wastewater system

A much-needed upgrade of the urban sewage and wastewater system in the city of Djizzak will be undertaken with backing coming from an US$81 million loan from...

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...

Namibia: Windhoek expands water re-use plants

To serve increasing water demand and to comply with strict regulations on technology and security, the City of Windhoek will expand and modernise its...

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...

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Building resilient urban water systems for an uncertain future

A changing climate and rapid urbanisation demand a rethink in how we build and run towns and cities. Kala Vairavamoorthy, Nathanial Matthews and Paul Brown...

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Study reveals seismic water concerns for Seattle

Seattle Public Utilities in the US has completed a seismic study using updated information to analyse the performance of its drinking water system. The study...
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