International Water Association

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...

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...

Water services under growing pressure in cities, says OECD

City water authorities will struggle to cope with the pressures of population growth and climate change without better coordination with central governments and water-intensive industries, according...

United States: LA celebrates second annual tap water day

Officials from Los Angeles City and County joined representatives from various water organisations in June to unveil a high-low drinking fountain and water filling station at City Hall...

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...

DC Water wins US water prize

The US capital’s water utility has won the 2016 US Water Prize for its new waste-to-energy project. DC Water’s Bailey Bioenergy Facility produces a net 10...

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...

United States: Big Sky, Montana wins tap water prize

The American Water Works Association has named Big Sky, Montana, as the winner of the ‘best of the best’ tap water taste test. Second...

Fiji: Green Climate Fund to finance Suva’s water needs

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will strengthen the Fijian capital’s resilience measures and at the same time boost clean water infrastructure and wastewater capacity...

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Progress on the path to reinventing the toilet

The UK’s Cranfield University took up the Gates Foundation’s Reinvent The Toilet challenge in 2012. From that has come a self-contained, waterless solution, which...

NEWS

Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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