International Water Association

Thames Water to invest £12 billion in new infrastructure

Thames Water, the UK's largest water and wastewater company, plans to spend at least £11.7 billion on improving service infrastructure from 2020 until 2025. The...

Indian students win industry water prize

A national team of students from India have won the Xylem Water Prize 2017. Presented at the 14th annual International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO)...

Coca-Cola to recycle plastic bottles from the Mississippi River

In a first for both Coca-Cola and Living Lands and Waters, the two organisations have piloted a ‘closed-loop’ system–from volunteering to collecting recyclables and...

Danone and Veolia form alliance to improve water use

Multinational food products corporation, Danone, and global utilities company, Veolia, have announced a new partnership focusing on the water cycle, waste management, sustainable agriculture...

Trump Administration raises water infrastructure funding

The Trump Administration has signed a bill doubling the federal loan budget for water infrastructure projects in the United States. Funding of US$63 million (up...

Oman: LG Chem signs deal with Oman desalination plant

The Sohar desalination plant in Oman has announced it will incorporate LG Chem’s ‘high rejection’ NanoH20 seawater reverse osmosis membranes. The membranes incorporate nanostructured materials and polymer technology which...

H2O Innovation awarded US$4.1 million in new contracts

H2O Innovation Inc. has signed five new water and wastewater projects in North America worth a combined US$4.1 million, increasing its total sales to...

International: Greenpeace sounds warning over increase in coal power plants

The world’s freshwater resources could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants worldwide go ahead, threatening severe drought and competition, according to...

International: New assessment criteria to boost marine sector investments

The Climate Bonds Initiative has convened a Marine Technical Working Group to develop new assessment criteria for low-carbon investments in the marine sector. The Marine Technical Working Group...

International: Companies recognised for turning waterwaste into scalable applications

The International Water Association’s Resource Recovery Best Practice Award 2015 has been awarded jointly to Waternet, Restoffenunie and industrial companies Ardagh Glass and Desso,...

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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...