• Sustainable Hydropower Expert seconded to the Mekong River Commission

    As part of its engagement in the Mekong region, the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) seconded an Australian Sustainable Hydropower Expert to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) from June 2017 to December 2018. With hydropower rapidly developing in the Mekong Basin (with 40 planned projects in 2017 and an additional 14 anticipated by 2020), the MRC […]

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  • Supporting Indonesia and China’s commitment to water stewardship

    The second phase of the Indo-Pacific Water Stewardship Program (2019-2022) commenced on 1 January 2019 and is being supported by the Australian Water Partnership (AWP). The AU$1M program extension will focus on growing the uptake of water stewardship in China and Indonesia, increasing responsible water management among businesses who use or impact water through their […]

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  • Poi waterfall in Phitsanulok province, Thailand (Photo: kwanchaichaiudom)

    Outcomes from the Regional Dialogue on Water Scarcity and Floods

    A Regional Dialogue on Responding to the Challenges of Water Scarcity and Floods in South Asia was held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 10–11 December 2018. The Regional Dialogue provided an opportunity for participants to exchange information generated through research and practice, and share experience gained from projects and programs on effective responses to water scarcity […]

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  • Jakarta Canal (Photo: allanedgarpoe)

    Australian and Indonesian water utilities collaborate in new twinning initiative

    The Australia-Indonesia Water Utility Improvement Program (WUIP) commenced in November 2018 with support from the Australian Water Partnership (AWP). The Australian Water Association (AWA)-led program is designed to transfer management expertise, technology, and personnel between three Australian water utilities and three Indonesian water utilities (PDAMs) to improve water quality and reliability, operational efficiency and financial […]

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  • Pasig River, City of Mandaluyong

    Pasig River wins inaugural Asia Riverprize award

    The 2018 Asia Riverprize, supported by the Australian Water Partnership (AWP), was awarded to the Philippines’ Pasig River. The announcement was made at a gala dinner held during the 2018 International Riversymposium on 16 October 2018. The International RiverFoundation’s (IRF) Riverprize Awards recognise and reward those who achieve outstanding results in river restoration or protection. […]

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  • 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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