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Embracing disruptions to transform the water sector

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019

The economic and environmental sustainability of water resource management requires guiding principals that provide for long term planning, and most importantly, the management of water resources beyond political cycles. This is a multidisciplinary, multi-sectoral and often multi-jurisdictional approach.

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Securing safe and reliable water supplies in India

Thursday, 3 October, 2019

India is serious about the challenge of securing water to meet increasing demand. This was highlighted at the Confederation of Indian Industries 5th Water Innovation Summit held in New Delhi 18-19 September, with a specific focus on transforming to a water smart and water secure India.

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New Zealand Smart Water Mission opens opportunities for collaboration

Thursday, 3 October, 2019

New Zealand’s water sector is set to change, following a “Three Waters” review to improve the regulation and supply arrangements of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater, which indicates significant upgrades and investment to current infrastructure are required.

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Circular economy and water

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

Adopting a circular economy approach to water management enables the global water sector to achieve secure and sustainable, quality water supplies for the future.

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Innovation helping to change the outlook of the Australian Water market

Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

The Australian water market remains a hot topic for farmers, politician’s, brokers, water traders and regulatory bodies, who are calling for greater transparency and simplification of this billion-dollar industry. A new website and mobile App is directly tackling this challenge.

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Equity in water sharing – a key focus at World Water Week

Thursday, 5 September, 2019

In Stockholm last week, World Water Week opened with a call for action in addressing the inequity in how water is managed, and came to a close with speakers urging everyone to take the water crisis and global warming more seriously.

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Engagement and inclusiveness for impactful research

Thursday, 5 September, 2019

Research impact can be enhanced through gender inclusiveness, especially in international development priority areas where inclusive approaches have been historically constrained by culture, gender equity and other barriers.

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Water Convention 2020 – Call for papers extended!

Thursday, 22 August, 2019

Abstract submissions for the Water Convention 2020 have been extended by 2 weeks until 31 August 2019.

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India moves forward with Water-Life mission

Thursday, 22 August, 2019

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is sponsoring Australia as Partner Country at the Confederation of Indian Industries, 5th Water Innovation Summit and is providing registration for a 20-member delegation to the event 18-19 September.

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Federations sharing the water journey

Thursday, 22 August, 2019

When it comes to water sharing powers in a federation, Nepal and Australia have much in common. Delegates from the Government of Nepal have visited Australia in their journey to adopt modern water policy, based on integrated water resource management principles, and water law at federal and provincial levels.

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