International Water Association

Watershed damage costs cities billions, says Nature Conservancy

A new global study has found that one in three large cities spend 50 percent more on water treatment costs as a result of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

India: Cleanest city rankings released

The first rankings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100 Cleanest Cities, or Swachh Bharat, in India revealed the top city to be Mysore. The...

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...

Ireland: Limerick City to update water mains

Irish Water will invest €6.5 million in Limerick City’s water mains to reduce leakage, improve customer service and supply, and increase health measures. The...

Australia: Sydney Water wins infrastructure award

Sydney Water has won the Operator and Service Provider Excellence Award at the Infrastructure Australia Awards for its long-term investment in Integrated, Instrumentation, Controls, Automation and Telemetry System...

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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...