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    Developing water and wastewater capacity in the Pacific Islands

    Since May 2016, AWP has been supporting a major capacity development program for the Pacific Water and Wastewater Association (PWWA)—the peak association bringing together 31 water utilities across 21 Pacific Island countries to collaborate, exchange knowledge and work collectively. The Pacific faces several challenges regarding its water resources, with almost all Pacific Island areas either […]

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    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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  • Kitlang Kabua elected as Marshall Islands MP: AWP Program helping to build the next generation of water leaders

    Former Australian Water Partnership Young Water Professional (YWP) Kitlang Kabua has been elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the Marshall Islands. At 28 years old, Ms Kabua is the youngest MP ever elected to Parliament—or Nitijela, as it is known in the Marshall Islands. She was elected for the first time in the […]

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  • Delegates of the 12th Pacific Water and Wastewater Conference and Expo and 5th Ministerial Forum (5–9 August 2019) (Credit: UNELCO Engie)

    Outcomes from the Pacific Water and Wastewater Conference

    The 12th Pacific Water and Wastewater Conference and Expo was held in Port Vila, Vanuatu, on 5–9 August. The first two days were devoted to a Ministerial Forum for water ministers from across the Pacific and the Young Water Professionals (YWP) Program, facilitated by AWP Partner Hunter H2O. Australia’s Minister for International Development and the […]

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  • Advancing water asset planning and management in Iraq

    The Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources recently hosted two AWP Partners during a visit to Baghdad, where Iraqi Government officials learnt about various aspects of Australian water industry practice. Alan Thornton of Hunter H2O and consultant Campbell Fitzpatrick met with the Iraqi Minister of Water Resources, His Excellency Dr Hassan Janabi, and dozens of other […]

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