• Applying consumption-based water management to achieve real water savings for China

    The China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR) is working with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to produce a regional study, with technical and policy guidelines for consumption-based water management. Consumption-based water management has been pioneered in China in Turpan (semi-arid Xinjiang) and in the water-stressed Hai river […]

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  • Participants at the launch of the India Young Water Professionals Program at the Nationa Water Academy of Pune (5 November 2019)

    Young Water Professionals Program launched in India to support the National Hydrology Project

    India is facing a set of severe water challenges, with demand expected to exceed supply by 50 per cent before 2030 unless major water management reforms are undertaken. These challenges, combined with the fact that half of India’s population is under 25 years old, demonstrate that investment into the next generation of water leaders is […]

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  • Team Australia represented by DFAT, AWP staff and partners and Austrade colleagues (L-R): Ashwini Shah (Austrade), Rao (Rubicon India Partner), Mandakini Suri (DFAT), John Tres (AHA), Munish Sharma (Austrade), Vinod (Austrade), Janice Green (BOM), David Winfield (Alluvium), Simon Tilleard (Alluvium), Tony Huber (Consul-General), Nick Schofield and Vijay Kumar (AWP)

    Australian Water Partnership supports India’s 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) represented Australia as Country Partner in the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Water Management, organised by the Government of India’s Ministry of Jal Shakti in Pune, India, from 6–8 November 2019. AWP supported several Australian Partners to participate in the conference, sharing Australian experiences related to basin planning, water information […]

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  • Indonesia water utility site tour at IWWEF 2019 (Credit: AWA)

    Supporting Indonesia’s water technology industry: Outcomes from the 8th Indonesia Water and Wastewater Expo & Forum

    The 8th Indonesia Water and Wastewater Expo & Forum (IWWEF) was held on 18–20 September in Jakarta, attracting over 5,000 visitors including Australian young water professionals, technology providers and utilities. The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) supported the Australian Water Association (AWA) to host an Australian delegation and program, sharing Australia’s water knowledge with attendees from Indonesia […]

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  • Nam Ou River at Nong Khiaw village, Laos (Credit: Fabio Lamanna)

    Integrative socio-economic modelling capacity for the Mekong River Commission

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting the Mekong River Commission (MRC) in increasing its capacity in integrative socio-economic modelling, critical to reporting on the social and economic impacts of water resource developments in the Mekong Basin. AWP Partner Sustainable Futures Institute Australia (SFIA) has been implementing a series of activities with the MRC to […]

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  • The Ganges at the confluence of the Bhagirathi and Alakna Rivers (Credit: Ruangrat / Adobe Stock).

    Launch of a River Basin Planning Guide to support the India National Hydrology Project

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) will launch a new publication for water resources practitioners in India during the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Water Management in Pune on 6–8 November. The publication, titled ‘River Basin Planning: An Indian Guide’, has been developed in consultation with the Indian Ministry of Jal Shakti to support the National […]

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  • Delegates of the 12th Pacific Water and Wastewater Conference and Expo and 5th Ministerial Forum (5–9 August 2019) (Credit: UNELCO Engie)

    Outcomes from the Pacific Water and Wastewater Conference

    The 12th Pacific Water and Wastewater Conference and Expo was held in Port Vila, Vanuatu, on 5–9 August. The first two days were devoted to a Ministerial Forum for water ministers from across the Pacific and the Young Water Professionals (YWP) Program, facilitated by AWP Partner Hunter H2O. Australia’s Minister for International Development and the […]

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  • Asia-Pacific water leaders visit Australia for Learning Week

    The International WaterCentre (IWC) has welcomed more than 30 participants from across the Asia-Pacific region for the Asia-Australia Learning Week 2019 (5–9 August), to discuss the role of decision support tools in water policy development, investment planning and the on-ground management of water resources. Learning Weeks are developed around specific themes and designed to stimulate […]

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  • South Australia’s global program inspires international leaders to advance circular economy

    Twenty-two international leaders, with strong representation from India, participated in Green Industries SA’s Global Leadership Program on the Circular Economy held in Adelaide from 22–26 July. Green Industries SA’s unique program provides experiential learning on sustainable water management and critical aspects of the circular economy and has been supported by funding from the Australian Water […]

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  • Myanmar’s Batch 4 Young Water Professionals graduate and program impacts are assessed

    The Myanmar National Water Resources Committee Young Water Professionals (YWPs) Batch 4 graduated on 30 May at a ceremony held at the Yangon Technological University in Myanmar. The Australian Water Partnership’s (AWP) Myanmar Coordinator, Mr Rory Hunter, attended and provided congratulatory remarks at the Graduation Ceremony. “The AWP is pleased to be able to support […]

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