• Mr Abelardo De la Torre Villanueva, Head National Water Authority (left) and Ambassador Nicholas McCaffrey, Australian Ambassador to Peru (Lima, Peru, 21 April 2017).

    Water management MOU with Peru

    In April, Australia and Peru signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in sustainable water management. The Autoridad Nacional del Aqua (National Water Authority) of Peru and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade agreed to cooperate in the areas of: Understanding the resource base, including water availability and security, water quality and climate […]

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  • Mahankal Chaur Water Treatment Plant, Kathmandu, Nepal.

    Water Operators Partnership initiated in Kathmandu, Nepal

    A work plan for a Water Operators Partnership has been developed following an inception mission to Nepal. Under the auspices of the ADB-AWP Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Grantley Butterfield (AWP), Graeme Bartle-Smith (Water Services Association of Australia) and Binit Rijal (Logan City Council) travelled to Nepal on an inception mission for the Water Operators Partnership […]

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  • Ayeyarwady Basin, Myanmar Central Dry Zone (Image: Matthew McCartney/IWMI).

    Work on the hydrogeology of Myanmar’s Dry Zone to be published after 30 years

    As part of the Ayeyarwady River Basin Planning Program under the World Bank’s Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project (AIRBMP), the AWP is supporting partners to conduct a Groundwater Review of the Central Dry Zone in Myanmar, a 54,000km expanse of land home to almost a quarter of Myanmar’s population of 52 million people. Leading […]

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