Partnerships for a resilient and climate smart water sector

The Australian Water Association (AWA), supported by the Australian Water Partnership (AWP), is driving collective impact for a resilient and climate smart future through partnerships in Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Pacific. Program Snapshot: The Solomon Islands In April of this year Sally Armstrong, Head of International and Industry Programs at AWA, was on an island-hopper on her way to Munda, on New Georgia Island in the Western Province […]

Call for Proposals – Climate change and disability research in Vietnam

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is seeking research experts in the field of climate change and disability inclusion to support an evidence-based research activity on the impacts of climate change, disaster risks and water insecurity on people with disabilities in partnership with the Hanoi Association of People with Disabilities (DP Hanoi) in Vietnam.  Activity Background […]

Strengthening the coordination of flows in the Mekong

Improving regional and national communication and information sharing in Lao PDR On 2 May 2023, the Lao National Mekong Committee Secretariat (LNMCS) and Alluvium presented the Draft Guidelines for Flow Coordination in Lao PDR at the 4th Mekong River Commission (MRC) Summit hosted in Vientiane, Laos. The MRC Summit is the highest-level political event in the […]

A low carbon water industry in a changing world

World-leading greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for Victoria’s water industry Victoria’s water industry is committed to leading on climate change action – adapting not only to the physical impacts of climate change but reducing its greenhouse gas emissions as we transition to a low-carbon economy. Victoria’s water industry releases almost 900,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas […]

Call for Proposals – Water modelling for climate resilience in Lao PDR

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced water modelling and training facilitation experts to support the Lao PDR Department of Water Resources (DWR) to deliver water modelling training across multiple departments responsible for the management of different aspects of Lao PDR’s water resources. Activity Background DWR has identified the […]

Coorong management embracing Ngarrindjeri Knowledge

The health of the Coorong (Kurangk) and surrounding lands and waters are intrinsically linked to the health of the Ngarrindjeri and First Nations of the South East. To help manage these significant waterways into the future the Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal Corporation is partnering with the South Australian Department for Environment and Water (DEW). The Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal […]

Water recycling supporting premium wine production in South Australia’s McLaren Vale

Located around 40 kilometres south of Adelaide, the McLaren Vale is a premium wine-producing region with over 7,300 hectares of vineyards. It is home to more than 200 producers, including 80 cellar doors. Historically, local groundwater and surface water resources were relied upon for irrigation, commercial and industrial uses. Since the mid-1990s there have been […]

Partner feature – Similie joins prestigious international water group

Timor-Leste water-tech company and AWP partner, Similie, has joined a prestigious international group, Imagine H2O, to help tackle Asia’s water and wastewater challenges. More than 100 companies worldwide applied last year for the Imagine H2O Asia’s Cohort 4. Similie is one of only 13 companies to be accepted to participate in the Singapore-based water-tech accelerator […]

Call for proposals: Technical support to the FAO Asia Pacific Water Scarcity Program

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2023, 5.00PM (AEDT) Activity Background The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is seeking to appoint an Australian Partner to lead a team of Australian and local experts to support the Asia Pacific Water Scarcity Program (WSP), jointly funded by AWP and the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). The initial program […]

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