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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...

Bottles of purified recycled water hit the streets of Los Angeles

Around 2,000 bottles of purified wastewater have been handed out along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, by Orange County utilities to demonstrate the safety...

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...

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...

Embracing water as an asset

At the International Water Association’s ‘Embrace the Water’ conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, Helle Søholt, CEO of Gehl, highlighted how water can benefit public life...

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...

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,...

New portal finds large water disparity across cities

A new interactive statistics portal allows users to compare cities’ differences within water abstraction, consumption, tariff structure and regulation of water services. The portal, www.waterstatistics.org, launched...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...
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