• Wastewater treatment plant (credit: navintar/Adobe Stock)

    Australia to assist South East Asia with early warning COVID-19 surveillance

    The Australian water sector is set to help five South-East Asian nations develop an early warning surveillance system to track COVID-19 prevalence in wastewater, with the support of the Australian Water Partnership through its Australia-Mekong Water Facility Grant. The Australian Water Association and Water Research Australia have partnered to transfer leading Australian innovation in the […]

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  • Maintenance technician inspecting wastewater treatment equipment (credit: bunyarit/Adobe Stock)

    Sharing COVID-19 water industry experiences through Telewater

    The Australian Water Partnership supported two webinars in July through its Australian Telewater Network, established to provide developing countries with increased remote access to Australian water resources advice, knowledge and tools during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars were facilitated by the Australian Water Association (AWA) in collaboration with Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association (VWSA) […]

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  • Aerial view of water turbines used for industrial wastewater in SE Asia (source: Shutter Din/Adobe Stock)

    Supporting water utilities in the Pacific and South-East Asia to respond to COVID-19

    As Australia is working on recovering and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are cognisant that many countries still face public health challenges around accessing safe and clean water which are essential requirements for preventing viral spread and infection. As many countries are now transitioning to economic recovery, support for water utilities is needed to […]

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  • Integrating Australian water tools to better manage water scarcity

    Australian Water Partnership (AWP) recently supported eWater, Geoscience Australia and the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) to explore opportunities to create new, enhanced capabilities for water management. The project integrated three separate tools which had not previously been connected: GA’s Open Data Cube technology (a ground-breaking way of cost-effectively storing, managing and processing large amounts […]

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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 3rd Mekong River Commission Regional Summit and International Conference

    The 3rd Mekong River Commission Summit and International Conference was held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on 2-5 April 2018. The event is held every four years, with this year’s theme ‘Enhancing joint efforts and partnerships towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Mekong River Basin’. The Summit is managed by the Mekong River Commission […]

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