International Water Association

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...

UN-Water appoints new Chair

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has appointed Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as the new Chair of UN-Water....

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...

IWA announce winner of resource recovery from water award

The International Water Association’s Best Practices on Resource Recovery from Water Award 2017, has been won by technology provider POSCO Engineering and Construction. The...

American professor wins 2017 Stockholm Water Prize

Professor Stephen McCaffrey has received the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize for his contribution to the evolution and realisation of international water law. In its citation,...

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...

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...

Water Window Challenge winners announced

Twelve projects have been announced as the Water Window Challenge Winners, and will share a US$10 million competition pool to tackle flooding in some...

IWA Best Practices on Resource Recovery Award 2017 now open

Driven by environmental, economic, and ecological benefits, resource recovery from waste has started to draw attention worldwide. Recovering resources from water and wastewater can...

First manual on human rights-based approach to IWRM launched

The UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI, Cap-Net, Redica and WaterLex, have launched a manual that brings together two fields that, until recently, have...

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New masters programme launched for sanitation professionals

The unemployed may complain that their ‘career is in the toilet’ but an elite young and highly-skilled workforce could transform that expression into a...

NEWS

New York’s sewer systems contaminate natural waters

The State of New York was estimated to get rid of around 6.5 billion gallons of untreated sewer and stormwater in 2017, a new...
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