• Pacific Islands (Photo by ADB)

    Improving the effectiveness of the Pacific water utilities peak association

    The Pacific Water and Wastewater Association (PWWA) has a new capacity development program, resulting in its transformation from a volunteer-based organisation to a professional body with full-time employees and a five-year Strategic Plan. The PWWA is the primary body bringing Pacific water utility organisations together to collaborate, exchange knowledge and work collectively.  The PWWA began […]

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  • Young Water Professionals at PWWA conference, Samoa

    The Pacific Water and Wastewater Association (PWWA) held the 10th Pacific Water Conference and Expo in Apia, Samoa (7–11 August), in conjunction with the Pacific Water and Wastewater Ministers Forum. AWP is supporting the PWWA secretariat, and AWP partners are training Board members from PWWA member utilities and building capacity in young water professionals (YWPs). […]

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  • Launch of Kini Interview Series

    In early February, Kini launched its interview series with leading water practitioners addressing water challenges and how best to face them. The aim of the interviews is to gain insights from local Australian water experts and to stimulate discussions around related stories and challenges within communities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The first two Kini interviews […]

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  • PWWA workshop in Canberra

    As was reported in October, the AWP has embarked on a multifaceted capacity-building activity with the Pacific Water & Wastewater Association (PWWA) and its member utilities. As a part of this, PWWA members flew to Canberra for a 3-day workshop from 29 Nov to 1 Dec. The aim of the workshop was to identify common challenges and […]

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  • Pacific Water & Wastewater Association Conference & collaboration

    Tonga, 11 August 2016: Prof Gary Jones with Tongan PM Samuela ʻAkilisi Pōhiva and Australian High Commissioner Andrew Ford (far left). The AWP has embarked on a multifaceted activity with Pacific Water & Wastewater Association (PWWA) and its member utilities. The PWWA is a regional association of organisations in the water and wastewater sector whose […]

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  • Kini Initiative Looking for Interested Participants

    Visit Kini: www.kini.waterpartnership.org.au Kini (Malaysian for ‘current’, signifying the flow of knowledge) is a new AWP initiative that seeks to facilitate dialogue about solving water problems throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific. It is about providing opportunities for those who are unable to take part in more concerted, well-funded ‘project’-style activities, to connect with one another and share knowledge. […]

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