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Partnership enables USGS to help assess water resources in Afghanistan

For the past decade, USGS scientists have shared their expertise with the Afghanistan Geological Survey in efforts to establish an inventory of Afghanistan's water resources. As such, a new fact sh...

Xylem awarded contract for Southeast Asia run-of-river hydropower dam

A contract worth $19.6 million has been awarded to Xylem to provide custom-made Flygt pumps for the Xayaburi run-of-river hydropower dam in the country of Laos in Southeast Asia.

Desalination global news round-up

Join WWi chief editor Tom Freyberg for a round-up of the latest global desalination news stories in the video newscast below...

Joint venture wins prestigious award for work at Australia WTP

A joint venture between Spain-based water and solutions specialist ACCIONA Agua and Australian water utility solutions provider TRILITY -- known as ATJV -- has won the Earth Award from the Civil Co...

World’s largest wastewater recycling plant coming to Sydney, Australia

A wastewater recycling project at a new building development in Sydney, Australia  is expected to save one million litres of water per day.

Legal expert tells WWi about pros & cons of fracking for UK water companies

Simon Colvin, Partner at law firm Weightmans, explains why the UK government’s continued support for fracking activity, presents both risks for water companies and a number of opportunities. 

Sewer upgrade in Allonby, Northern England following bathing water issues

Allonby, a tourist hotspot in the North of England, is to receive a multi-million pound upgrade to its sewer system next year following its failure to meet adequate bathing water standards last year

Tariff freeze to hit profits at South West Water - Analyst tells WWi more water utilities to follow

A city analyst as told WWi that more utilities are likely to follow as South West Water warns that profits at will be impacted by the 2014/15 tariff freeze.

Western Netherlands to modernize water system with advanced meters

Itron has recently signed a four-year contract to supply water meters to Evides Waterbedrijf, a water supplier located in the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Western Australia to receive first full-scale groundwater replenishment plant

Western Australia's Water Corporation has awarded CH2M HILL, as part of a joint venture with Thiess, a contract to design, construct and commission a full-scale advanced water replenishment plant -...