International Water Association

Australia tests leakage detection through analytics

Rezatec, a UK-based geospatial data analytics company, along with Australian water and sewerage utility, Unitywater, is trialling a pipeline leakage detection satellite data analytics...

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...

Agricultural and industrial impacts on drinking water

The European Parliament has released a report entitled 'The human right to drinking water: Impact of large-scale agriculture and industry', which investigates the impacts...

International: New guide to bring integrity to companies’ water stewardship

The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, has announced the first comprehensive guide on forming multistakeholder water stewardship initiatives to boost integrity. Launched at...

International: SABMiller achieves water reduction goal

The global brewery company, SABMiller, has exceeded its 2015 goal of reducing the amount of water used to produce one litre of beer, revealed...

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...

United States: Bottled water set to take over soft drink consumption

The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), in conjunction with the Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC), has released 2015 bottled water statistics which show that Americans’ consumption of bottled water increased...

United States: Obama signs plastic microbead ban

In December, US President Barack Obama signed a new law that will ban plastic microbeads from many cosmetic products and over-the-counter drugs, and aims...

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...

New gully technology cuts costs by 30 percent

IoT-enabled predictive software has been successfully trialled on highway and city gullies, or drains, across the UK to better manage gully cleansing. The product, SmartWater,...

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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...