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International Water Association announce new Executive Director

Internationally recognised water resource management expert, Kala Vairavamoorthy, has been appointed Executive Director of the International Water Association (IWA). He takes up his position...

BlueTech Research and Water Environment Federation partner on innovation

Two leading water sector organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance collaboration around innovation and market trends. Technology market intelligence company BlueTech...

UN’s immunity upheld over cholera epidemic in Haiti

A United States federal appeals court has upheld the United Nations’ immunity from a damage claim filed on behalf of cholera victims in Haiti....

Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize awarded to hydrogeologist

A selection committee for Singapore International Water Week, a biennial event that gathers leaders and innovators from the global water industry, has awarded the Lee...

IWMI brings in new leadership

The International Water Management Institute has appointed two new executives with broad experience in the conservation and use of transboundary rivers. Claudia W. Sadoff arrived...

Rand Water wins innovation prize

The International Water Association (IWA) has awarded Rand Water from South Africa with the Project Innovation Award– Grand Award. A non-profit public utility based...

Two US companies win 2016 China BlueTech Awards

Industrial wastewater specialist, OriginClear, and stormwater company, PaveDrain have won the first ever China BlueTech Awards. The innovation shown by the two US companies...

Transportable water tank wins AidEx award

A 1,000-litre water tank that weighs only 23 kilogrammes and can be easily transported in a flat-packed cardboard box has won the AidEx Aid...

New portal highlights water consumption in cities

A new interactive statistics portal allows users to compare cities’ differences within water abstraction, consumption, tariff structure and regulation of water services.The portal, www....

US professor wins 2016 Stockholm Water Prize

Joan Rose has been named the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for her contributions to public health, by assessing risks to humans from water and...

FEATURED STORY

Portugal enables the human rights to water and sanitation by design

By Carolina Latorre Policies are blueprints through which we transform vision into reality. So when the sixth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG6) incorporated the human rights to safe...

NEWS

Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...
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