• 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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  • 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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  • Building healthy and resilient rivers: Outcomes from the 22nd International Riversymposium

    The 22nd International Riversymposium was held in Brisbane on 20–24 October. The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) was again involved in a program of events and initiatives throughout the three-day event, which attracted delegates from 36 countries and focused on building healthy and resilient rivers. AWP supported Riversymposium as ‘Diversity in Water’ Partner for the 2nd year […]

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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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  • 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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  • Outcomes from Ozwater’19

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) supported the Australian Water Association (AWA) as International Development Partner at Ozwater’19, which attracted more than 4,700 delegates from 39 countries. The AWA hosts the Ozwater conference each year, and this year facilitated several events to further enhance knowledge sharing relations between Australia and Indo-Pacific countries in particular. AWP support included an Indo-Pacific […]

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  • Establishing a scientific evidence base for planning in the Ayeyarwady Basin, Myanmar

    Under the Government of Myanmar’s wider Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project (financed by a US$100 million World Bank loan), the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has provided support for the design and implementation of the Ayeyarwady State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA) – the first comprehensive environmental, social and economic assessment of the Ayeyarwady River […]

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