International Water Association

DC Water turns sewage into electricity

Washington DC has unveiled its US$470 million waste-to-energy project that produces a net 10 megawatts (MW) of electricity from the wastewater treatment process. The project...

Singapore: Groundwater monitoring to be expanded

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, is planning to expand its groundwater monitoring network. It will be calling two tenders over the next few months for the installation of...

Urban drought forces Iran to seek resolution

Protests that began in the Iranian cities of Khorramshahr and Abadan over poor water quality have led to promises by the energy minister of...

Watershed damage costs cities billions, says Nature Conservancy

A new global study has found that one in three large cities spend 50 percent more on water treatment costs as a result of...

Mussels could be the answer to better urban water

Ribbed mussels can remove nitrogen and other excess nutrients from an urban estuary and could help improve water quality in other urban and coastal...

Five cities chosen to develop water resilience framework

Cities from five continents have been selected to contribute to the development of a global framework for water resilience. The City Water Resilience Framework,...

Start-ups win funding to deploy in water-scarce cities

Three start-ups tackling urban water challenges with technology and an entrepreneurial approach have been recognised by the Imagine H2O Urban Drinking Water Challenge 2018 for their...

DC Water wins US water prize

The US capital’s water utility has won the 2016 US Water Prize for its new waste-to-energy project. DC Water’s Bailey Bioenergy Facility produces a net 10...

Five cities to test new water resilience framework

To help cities better prepare for and respond to shocks and stresses to their water system, professional services firm Arup and The Rockefeller Foundation are set to launch...

Pune looks to become world’s first smart sanitation city

The Toilet Board Coalition and Pune Municipal Corporation have announced a new collaboration towards making Pune, India, the world's first smart sanitation city. The Toilet Board...

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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...

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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...