India Young Water Professionals Program Launched

A new India Young Water Professionals (YWP) Program was launched by the Australian Water Partnership (AWP), the Government of India Ministry of Jal Shakti (MoJS), and the Australia-India Water Centre (AIWC)—a consortium of Australian and Indian universities. More than 100 participants joined the online launch on 29 November with remarks by the High Commissioners to […]

Outcomes from Ozwater’21

Ozwater—Australia’s premiere international water conference and trade exhibition—returned this year as a face-to-face event with international delegates attending online. On 4–6 May, Ozwater’21 was attended by over 1,100 delegates in person and over 100 online. The Australian Water Association (AWA) hosts the Ozwater conference each year, facilitating several events to further enhance knowledge sharing relations between Australia […]

Myanmar Young Water Professionals Batch 5 graduate

The fifth batch of Myanmar Young Water Professionals (YWP) attended their graduation ceremony at the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems in Yangon on 30 May and a new batch is due to start next month. ‘Batch 5’ was made up of 13 participants all under the age of 35—seven from government […]

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 […]

Establishing a scientific evidence base for planning in the Ayeyarwady Basin, Myanmar

Under the Government of Myanmar’s wider Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project (financed by a US$100 million World Bank loan), the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has provided support for the design and implementation of the Ayeyarwady State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA) – the first comprehensive environmental, social and economic assessment of the Ayeyarwady River […]

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