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Tracking changes in the optical properties and molecular composition of dissolved organic matter during drinking water production By E.E. Lavonen, D.N. Kothawala, L.J. Tranvik, M....

Acciona and Besix join to build new US$237 million desalination plant for DEWA

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded an US$237 million contract for the construction of 40 Million Imperial Gallons Per Day (MIGD) Sea...

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...

Advance the New Normal, exploring water-energy-waste partnerships

Suvritha Ramphal, IWA Emerging Water Leader & Programme Officer Royal Danish Embassy South Africa The “new normal”, as anyone working in the water sector over...
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Wuhan Water’s ‘Safe Mode’ during the COVID-19 pandemic

Yifan Wang and Wenxin Qu of Wuhan Water Group Company Limited present the utility's 'Safe Mode' for water treatment plant operation during the COVID-19...

Switzerland: Hydroelectric plant opts for variable-speed turbines

General Electric has swapped out its conventional turbines for variable-speed models that will store and generate far more power at the Linthal hydroelectric plant in Switzerland. The...

Community management of drinking water and sanitation in rural Chile

By Guillermo Saavedra* In Chile, approximately 1,700 community organisations supply water to 13 percent of the Chilean population in rural areas. They are non-profit organisations...

Bottles of purified recycled water hit the streets of Los Angeles

Around 2,000 bottles of purified wastewater have been handed out along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, by Orange County utilities to demonstrate the safety...

Report charts climate financing progress by banks

A new joint report on climate financing by multilateral development banks (MDBs) in 2019 reveals significant efforts in both adaptation and mitigation for water,...
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Water – facilitating collaborative dialogues

International collaboration will be essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and this will require trusted partners to facilitate negotiations. Erika Yarrow-Soden talks to...

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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...

First African Young Water Professionals Conference hosted by South Africa

Pretoria saw one of the world’s largest gatherings of young water professionals (YWPs) last November when the city hosted the 4th South Africa Young...

Turn utility risks into enterprise resiliency

By Heather Smith* The desire for resilient water systems is fast becoming a keystone of utility governance. In 2016, an influential US consortium published “Taking the Next...

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