International Water Association

International: Architects to improve water sustainability in building designs

The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, and HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm, have signed a one-year partnership agreement that...

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...

SUEZ to treat wastewater at Rosneft sites

SUEZ has agreed to implement its water treatment technologies to improve water and wastewater processes for Rosneft, the Russian oil firm. A formal agreement was...

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...

Scottish Water launches digital partnership with Atos

A digital partnership to innovate Scotland's water supply and wastewater management has been launched by Scottish Water, Capgemini and Atos. The three partners will work...

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...

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,...

International: World Business Council updates global water tool

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released an updated version of the general Global Water Tool (GWT) with some of the...

Industry needs more guidance to achieve SDG6, says new report

Greater collaboration between companies and the WASH community is needed to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6–water and sanitation for all–, says a new...

Results of Australian Water Survey released

The Australian Water Association and Arup have just released the Australian Water Outlook–the results of the Australian Water Survey which investigates attitudes to water...

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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...