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Philippines: Manila to build new water tunnel

A new water tunnel aims to help modernise Manila’s water supply, reducing the risk of shortages as demand for water rises in tandem with the city’s booming...

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...

Ireland: Homeless in Cork lack water access, says UN

Two UN experts on the human rights to water and sanitation and adequate housing have expressed concern over the increasing number of homeless people in Cork and their...

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...

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...

United States: DC Water maps lead serviced lines

Washington DC’s water utility has announced the launch of a new interactive map and other online content designed to help property owners identify the material that makes up...

FEATURED STORY

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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