International Water Association

United States: Grants offered to reduce storm water runoff

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has opened a grant programme to control urban storm water and improve local water quality. Municipalities, including...

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...

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...

IWA launches Principles for Water Wise Cities

At the World Water Congress and Exhibition in Brisbane today, the International Water Association launched the Principles for Water Wise Cities, with a call...

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...

Cities must lead transition to circular economy, says IWA report

Recovering water, energy, nutrients and other precious materials embedded in wastewater is an opportunity for cities to transition to the circular economy and contribute...

United States: Largest seawater desalination plant in US opens in San Diego

The Claude ‘Bud’ Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant has officially opened and has already produced more than 5.7 billion litres of locally controlled water for...

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...

Five cities chosen to develop water resilience framework

Cities from five continents have been selected to contribute to the development of a global framework for water resilience. The City Water Resilience Framework,...

India: Kolkata to install 200 water ATMs

As part of the West Bengal government’s packaged drinking water project, Pran Dhara, or ‘water of life’, 200 water vending machines will be set...

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Developing the digital water toolbox

Digital technologies are reshaping the water sector, and the implications and opportunities around this are the focus of this year’s IWA Digital Water Summit....

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UNU study highlights water and migration links

The United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) has released a report on the links between water and global migration, which...