Launching an Australian Telewater Network for international development

Since early March, when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic, the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has been identifying and developing a series of responses to assist the Australian Government to support developing countries prepare, respond and recover from COVID-19. One such response was to establish a platform to deploy Australian […]

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 […]

Improving essential services to communities across the Pacific

For Pacific Islanders, the saying ‘water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink’ is getting a little too close for comfort. The coral atoll islands depend on freshwater lenses held in the sand beneath the island. Pollution and seawater intrusion caused by storm surges resulting from the increased intensity and frequency of cyclones are […]

Call for Proposals: Evaluation of Capacity Development Assistance to the PWWA

Submission Deadline: COB Wednesday, 27 February 2019 [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is seeking an Australian Partner to undertake an evaluation of a capacity development program in the Pacific with the intention of informing the design of a proposed follow-on program. AWP has been supporting governance and capacity development activities within the Pacific Water […]

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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