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Irish government announces Cork flood protection plan

The Irish government has announced a major investment in flood relief works for Cork City, in the south of Ireland, bringing protection to 2,100...

International: New standard provides guidelines to ensure water supply during a crisis

To help water utilities be prepared and continue to operate when disasters strike, ISO has published ISO 24518. The new standard lists the steps...

World’s rivers filled with drug waste, research shows

Rivers across the globe contain nearly two and half thousand tonnes of over-the-counter and prescription drugs waste, according to researchers. More than 10,000 kilometres of...

Two global water foundations to merge

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and the WateReuse Research Foundation (WRRF) boards of directors have unanimously agreed to take the steps necessary to...

Mexico to address water and wastewater management challenges

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and SUEZ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop brownfield and...

Dutch cities sign ‘City Deal’ for climate adaptation

At the conference ‘Water safe and climate resilient building, living and life’ in Zwolle, the Netherlands, five Dutch cities, governmental organisations and regional water...

Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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DNA test to support global atlas of freshwater life

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureMetrics are to work in partnership to create a global atlas assessing the state of...

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...

International water community launches #ClimateIsWater Initiative

In a bid to elevate the recognition of water within the discussions during the COP21 meeting last December and upcoming international events on climate...

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Toronto Water – serving the host city of the World Water...

Toronto Water has transformed the city’s water management. Ahead of IWA’s World Water Congress & Exhibition in the capital of the Canadian province of...

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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...