International Water Association

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....

Thai students win 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Three students from Thailand, Sureeporn Triphetprapa, Thidarat Phianchat and Kanjana Komkla, have received the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for their innovative water retention device...

Global food companies ranked on water risk management

Ceres, a sustainability nonprofit organisation, has ranked the 42 largest global food and beverage companies–nearly all US-based–on how effectively they are responding to water dependence,...

New report highlights global corruption in water sector

Better governance combined with integrity and anticorruption measures could win back an stimated US$75 billion annually for global water investments, according to the Water Integrity Network (WIN). The...

Bursting at the seams: new study highlights the realities of water loss

New research shows that levels of water loss could be far worse than previously thought. By James Workman For decades, untold volumes of...

International Water Association announces new President

The International Water Association has announced Diane d’Arras as the new President of the association. Diane has been an active member of the IWA...

UK government launches prize to finance solutions on water loss

The UK government’s Department For International Development (DFID) has unveiled a new innovation prize with the aim of mobilising funds to reduce the vast amounts of non-revenue...

Tanju Karanfil named fellow of the International Water Association

Tanju Karanfil, associate dean of research and graduate studies at Clemson University’s College of Engineering and Science, South Carolina, has been made a fellow...

WateReuse names new Executive Director

The WateReuse Association, a US national trade association dedicated to advancing water recycling, has named Patricia Sinicropi as its new Executive Director effective from...

World Wildlife Fund announces 2015 Russell E. Train Fellowship winners

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has announced the recipients of The 2015 Russell E. Train Fellowship. As part of the Russell E. Train Education for...

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COVID-19 and the WASH policy push

Governments around the world have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with WASH and health measures. International actors have been working to make sure these...

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Stressed transboundary basins face greater intensity under all scenarios

A study in the American Geophysical Union journal Earth’s Future looks at future transboundary water stress and its drivers under climate change. It concludes...