International Water Association

Data reveals advanced climate change

A study published recently in Nature Climate Change indicates that storm intensification predicted for 2080 has already started to happen over recent decades. The...

NASA’s Earth Observation project goes ‘Open Access’

NASA has announced that outputs of its OPERA Earth Observation project are now freely available. Managed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, with partners from NASA’s...

UNEP sets out freshwater priorities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has outlined its freshwater-related priorities for implementing its Medium-Term Strategy (MTS), 2022-2025 in a newly-released strategic document produced...

IAEA expedition to study microplastic presence in Antarctica

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched its first scientific research expedition to study microplastic presence in Antarctica, as part of its NUTEC...

Study warns of Himalayan glacier loss without urgent emissions cut

Glaciers in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region could lose up to 80% of their current volume by the end of the century according...

World Bank report on wastewater testing for SARS-CoV-2

The World Bank has released a report, Strengthening Public Health Surveillance Through Wastewater Testing: An Essential Investment for the COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Health Threats....

Report finds sharp growth in global hydro capacity

A new report by the International Hydropower Association has found that global hydropower increased by 34 GW in the past year, including over 10...

World Bank reaffirms water reform approach

The World Bank has released a report entitled ‘Water Supply and Sanitation Policies, Institutions, and Regulation: Adapting to a Changing World’ in response to...

UK government announces new water plan

The UK government has launched is new ‘Plan for Water’ which aims to improve water security and reduce pollution. The plan promises increased investment,...

New study assesses impact of pollution on future water scarcity

A global assessment of future clean water quantity has found that three billion people may face water scarcity in 2050 due to pollution. Researchers of...

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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...