International Water Association

United States: University research shows clean fuel can be created from water vapour

The University of Louisville’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research has shown that solar energy can create clean hydrogen fuel by converting water vapour from the air....

Fiji: Remote schools receiving drinking water from solar pump projects

Students located in remote schools in Fiji have not enjoyed access to clean drinking water in the past. However, the successful implementation of US$30,000 solar water pumping projects...

PARC and Nestlé agree to promote water-saving technologies

The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Nestlé Pakistan will together promote smart water-saving and eco-friendly technology as a solution to the country’s current...

China must balance air, carbon and water to harness clean energy

Identifying China’s natural gas resources depends on its ability to balance air quality, carbon emissions, and water stress, researchers argue. China is slowly changing its...

Georgia: K-Water constructing hydroelectric dam in Georgia

The Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water) has started the construction of a hydroelectric dam in Georgia. The US$870 million hydroelectric power plant will be...

World Bank and UN report warns of growing global water crisis

The World Bank and the United Nations have published a report warning that 40 percent of the world is currently affected by water scarcity....

Researchers unveil ocean wave energy generator

A device that generates the energy of an ocean wave three times the average amplitude could provide a concentrated source of kinetic energy if...

China turns to carbon-neutral treatment plants

By Xiaodi Hao and Rowan Kohll In Zhejiang province on China’s east coast, people pride themselves on tenacity and ingenuity. Both qualities appear to have...

India’s thermal power generation faces high water risk

A new paper from the World Resources Institute (WRI), Parched Power: Water Demands, Risks and Opportunities for India’s Power Sector, analyses all of India’s...

World Bank supporting hydropower development in Nepal

The World Bank has approved a credit of US$20 million for the Government of Nepal to implement the Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower...

FEATURED STORY

Engineering solutions that put society front and centre

Winner of IWA’s Water and Development Award for Research, Dr Veena Srinivasan explains why it is critical to consider social needs and impacts when...

NEWS

UNU report warns on tipping points if environmental risks not addressed

A new report released by the United Nations University (UNU) has found that drastic changes to fundamental socioecological systems are likely if environmental risks...