• A small stream of water runs through a drought damaged area near Lamtakong dam in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Credit: AP.

    Piloting WaterGuide to address water scarcity in the Indo-Pacific

    Water scarcity is already a reality in some areas of the Indo-Pacific, with the severity and scope of its impacts forecast to increase dramatically in the years ahead. While addressing water scarcity is an ambitious and complex task, Australia’s experience shows how different solutions can be implemented to achieve tangible outcomes. While it manifests differently […]

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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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  • Water Scarce Cities: Thriving in a Finite World

    Water Scarce Cities: Thriving in a Finite World – Full report now available

    The World Bank has announced the launch of the Water Scarce Cities Initiative (WSC) report ‘Water Scarce Cities: Thriving in a Finite World’. The report shares the experiences of cities worldwide that are building resilient water supply systems in increasingly water scarce environments. By collaborating with urban water practitioners, global thought leaders, and institutions, the […]

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  • Jordan WaterGuide Dialogue

    AWP Partners and DFAT recently conducted a mission to Jordan on the topic of managing water scarcity that involved the first application of the recent AWP publication WaterGuide. WaterGuide, published in March 2017, was prepared by Huw Pohlner and Will Fargher of Aither for AWP at the request of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs […]

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  • Lake Urmia (Image: Azin Haghighi / MEHR Newsagency)

    Iran-Australia cooperation to renew Lake Urmia

    As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) established last September between The University of Melbourne and Sharif University of Technology in Iran, a joint research program will focus on finding practical solutions to the urgent issues facing the Lake Urmia Basin, a national priority for Iran. Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran was once the […]

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