• Outcomes from Vietwater’18

    Vietwater’18 was held in Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City on 5–9 November, returning as one Vietnam’s largest water technology and innovation conferences. The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) supported the Australian Water Association (AWA) to deliver a series of activities during the event, which contributed to strengthening partnerships between Australia and Vietnam and furthering the current […]

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  • Outcomes from the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

    The 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management was held in Chandigarh, India, on 10-11 December. Organised by the Bhakra Beas Management Board under the aegis of the National Hydrology Project through the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, the conference provided an interactive platform for delegates to brainstorm […]

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  • Outcomes from the Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food, and Energy

    The Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy was held in Yangon, Myanmar, on 4-6 December. The theme of this year’s Forum was ‘Economic Development and the Rivers of the Greater Mekong’, focusing on ways in which economic, environmental and social challenges surrounding the rivers of the Mekong can be addressed through tried-and-tested solutions, […]

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  • Australia and Myanmar renew MoU for cooperation on Integrated Water Resources Management

    Australia and Myanmar have signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation on Integrated Water Resources Management. The MoU was signed by Australia’s Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr Jeremy Kruse, and Secretary for Myanmar’s National Water Resources Committee, Director-General U Htun Lwin Oo. The signing occurred during the Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and […]

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  • Indian technical visit delegation and AWP staff and partners in Canberra, October 2018

    Murray-Darling Basin to help inform river basin planning in Krishna Basin States

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has recognised river basin planning in India as an emerging and key priority for its investments and has sought to support this through the development of appropriate modelling tools, decision-support systems, and policy / institutional frameworks to promote river basin planning and management. In support of river basin planning in […]

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  • Creating a water secure Pakistan

    International Symposium on ‘Creating a Water Secure Pakistan’

    The Supreme Court of Pakistan, through its Law and Justice Commission (LJCP), hosted an International Symposium on “Creating a Water-Secure Pakistan” in Islamabad on 19-21 October, in response to the country’s water crisis. Pakistan’s per capita surface water availability has declined from 5,260 cubic meters per year in 1951 to approximately 1,000 cubic meters in […]

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  • Elijah Esmero from Team Riveract on stage presenting his team's prototype at the final Maker Games showcase.

    Students design flash-flood alert system for Myanmar in UNSW Maker Games

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) recently participated as an industry partner in The University of New South Wales (UNSW) ‘The Maker Games’— an industry prototyping competition where students work in cross disciplinary teams to solve real-world industry challenges of their choice. As an industry partner, AWP submitted a challenge brief posing an issue to students. […]

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