• Outcomes from Asia International Water Week

    AWP was involved in the first Asia international Water Week held in Gyeongju, 20-23 September in South Korea. AWP ran two sessions in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus theme and participated in the Asia to World Statement and an Asia Water Council meeting. Water-energy-food Nexus Sessions AWP helped organise two sessions in the Water-Energy-Food theme of the conference, one […]

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  • Building on Partnerships in India

    AWP was involved in two conferences in India in September-October, the CII Trivini 3rd Water Innovation Summit and India Water Week. CII Trivini 3rd Water Innovation Summit The Water Industry Association of South Australia (WIA) and AWP jointly led a trade mission of 14 Australian members from both industry and government to be part of the […]

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  • Study Tour for Modernising Irrigation of High Value Crops in Vietnam

    Water security is a growing concern in Vietnam, particularly in drought-affected provinces. Most recently the 2015 -2016 El Nino drought and associated saltwater intrusion affected some 400,000ha of cropland to varying degrees of productivity loss. Urban and rural water supplies were also significantly impaired resulting in around 2 million people lacking access to water in […]

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  • Outcomes from the 20th International Riversymposium

    AWP and Australian Partners attended the 20th International Riversymposium (IRS) on 18-20 September in Brisbane to meet and engage with international colleagues involved in projects in river basin management and environmental watering. AWP ran two sessions on these topics and was one of several main exhibitors. River Basins Session A session on Lessons from Australian efforts […]

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  • Kini interview with Dr Len Drury, Director, Aqua Rock Konsultants

    Listen to the latest Kini interview with Dr Len Drury, Director, Aqua Rock Konsultants,  speaking about water sanitation, the mining sector, and the Indo-Pacific achieving SDG6, and a groundwater project that was revived after 30 years. In his interview, Len also reflects on his experience working in Myanmar and why it has been so successful. […]

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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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  • 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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  • Training of KUKL employees in Asset Management in Kathmandu

    Eleven staff from Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL), which provides the water supply and sanitation system for Kathmandu Valley, recently completed a training course in asset management. Max Anderson, from M & S Anderson Engineering Support, provided the training on behalf of the Water Services Association of Australia, to help KUKL extend the service life […]

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