• AWP to develop a river basin user guide for India

    On 16 March, the AWP River Basin Planning team convened a workshop in New Delhi, India, to foster discussion around planning opportunities in the Krishna, Godavari and Mahanadi river basins. David Harriss of Access Water Management, Tony Weber and David Winfield of Alluvium, and Melita Grant of the UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures facilitated the workshop, which introduced the Australian approach to water sharing […]

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  • Image of the future ‘smart city’ of Amaravati, India, as rendered by Singapore master-plan consultants Surbana Jurong.

    Andhra Pradesh – Australia Water Sensitive Cities Partnership

    The Australian Water Partnership is excited to embark on a new partnership with the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to provide Australia’s urban water management expertise to two Indian cities – Amaravati and Vijayawada. Following the signing of the MoU between the Andhra Pradesh Government and […]

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  • Building on Partnerships in India

    AWP was involved in two conferences in India in September-October, the CII Trivini 3rd Water Innovation Summit and India Water Week. CII Trivini 3rd Water Innovation Summit The Water Industry Association of South Australia (WIA) and AWP jointly led a trade mission of 14 Australian members from both industry and government to be part of the […]

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  • Pune workshop on data acquisition for IWRM

    Eight AWP partners participated in a two-day international workshop in Pune, Maharashtra, with the Government of India and representatives from the World Bank on the theme ‘Reliable data acquisition system for integrated water resources management’. The main objective of the event was to bring together Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) practitioners and leading HydroMet instrument […]

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  • Delegation to Andhra Pradesh, India

    An AWP delegation recently visited Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh at the request of the Andhra Pradesh government via the Australian Consulate General in Chennai. The delegation comprised Sophie Smith and Svetha Venkatram from the Australian Consulate General in Chennai, South India, Ralph Ogden (AWP), Colin Chartres (AWP and Crawford Fund),  Michael Spencer (Water Stewardship Australia), Simon Tilleard (Alluvium), Nick Schofield (University of […]

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  • Update: National Hydrology Project – Phase III (India)

    Progress continues on the collaboration between the AWP and the Government of India, under India’s National Hydrology Project (Phase III). The NHP Phase III aims to strengthen the institutions and quality of water information required for integrated water resources management in India. The project involves all Indian states and union territories, and several central agencies, […]

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