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United Kingdom: Europe’s biggest floating solar panel planned for London reservoir

Europe’s biggest floating solar panel array is being installed on London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir as part of Thames Water’s ambitious bid to self-generate a third of...

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...

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...

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...

Hydrant water fountains set for Montreal

A new design that uses fire hydrants to provide drinking water has been introduced throughout Montreal following a pilot scheme last year. Called the Bornéo...

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 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...

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...

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...

Rotterdam tops global water sustainability index

The Dutch port city, Rotterdam, has been ranked the top city for water sustainability, according to the inaugural Sustainable Cities Water Index from engineering and consulting...

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Realising the vision of a water sensitive city

Six cities around Australia have developed collaborative visions of what a water sensitive future looks like for them and are now working to implement these....

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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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