• 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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  • Outcomes from the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

    The 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management was held in Chandigarh, India, on 10-11 December. Organised by the Bhakra Beas Management Board under the aegis of the National Hydrology Project through the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, the conference provided an interactive platform for delegates to brainstorm […]

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  • Outcomes from the Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food, and Energy

    The Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy was held in Yangon, Myanmar, on 4-6 December. The theme of this year’s Forum was ‘Economic Development and the Rivers of the Greater Mekong’, focusing on ways in which economic, environmental and social challenges surrounding the rivers of the Mekong can be addressed through tried-and-tested solutions, […]

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  • Australia and Myanmar renew MoU for cooperation on Integrated Water Resources Management

    Australia and Myanmar have signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation on Integrated Water Resources Management. The MoU was signed by Australia’s Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr Jeremy Kruse, and Secretary for Myanmar’s National Water Resources Committee, Director-General U Htun Lwin Oo. The signing occurred during the Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and […]

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