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...

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...

UN recognises proper sanitation as a human right

With more than 2.5 billion people worldwide, one third of the total population, living without access to proper toilets, the United Nations General Assembly...

Greywater reuse gets safety boost

Treated greywater is safe for irrigation and does not pose a risk for gastrointestinal illness or water-related diseases, researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute for...

India: New app to test water sources

A new low-cost water testing kit that works with a mobile phone could one day map safe drinking water sources for communities. The app,...

Vietnam: Hau Giang plans clean water funds

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hau Giang plans to allocate more than US$1.56 million to bring clean water to local rural residents...

Latin America: CAF makes donation to help those affected by rains

Enrique Garcia, executive president of CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, has announced the approval of immediate donations of US$100,000 to the governments of Argentina,...

United Kingdom: Government pledges £40 million for flood defences

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a package of more than £40 million to rebuild and improve flood defences in the aftermath of Storm...

International water community launches #ClimateIsWater Initiative

In a bid to elevate the recognition of water within the discussions during the COP21 meeting last December and upcoming international events on climate...

Global electricity production vulnerable to climate and water resource change

Climate change impacts on rivers and streams may substantially reduce electricity production capacity around the world, according to a new study led by the...