International Water Association

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...

Poland: Brewery builds energy-neutral wastewater treatment plant

Namyslow Brewery has signed a new contract with water technology company, Veolia, to build a new anaerobic-aerobic wastewater treatment plant. Anaerobic processes were selected to maximise biogas production and...

Consultation opens on water climate bond standard

The Climate Bonds Initiative and consortium partners, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA), Ceres, World Resources Institute and CDP, have released for public comment...

Swedish water project wins Nordic fashion industry sustainability award

A successful collaboration for efficiency in water consumption, energy and chemical use in the textile industry has won the 2015 Habit Fashion Award for...

Mediterranean: Hotels reduce water consumption

Eight innovative water treatment technologies to help Mediterranean hotels reduce water consumption have proved successful in the project demonstration site in Spain. As part of the demEAUmed project,...

Dow wins Water Alliance prize

The Dow Chemical Company has been awarded the US Water Prize by the US Water Alliance for its work in promoting and enabling more sustainable use...

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...

UK water watchdog criticises customer neglect during thaw

A period of rapid thaw following an unusually cold spell this year led to several unresolved problems for some water customers in the UK,...

Geotech becomes IWA member

Geotech, a QED environmental company, has joined the International Water Association (IWA) as a professional member, to help contribute to a more sustainable water...

International: Global business council platform to boost investment in nature

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched an online platform, Natural Infrastructure for Business, to increase awareness of the business opportunities...

FEATURED STORY

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...

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...