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FUTURE CITIES INTERVIEW: COVID-19, data, and government

Exclusive interview with Anton Cartwright, a researcher at the African Centre for Cities and a featured speaker in the Future Cities track at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town in November.
UK Global Warming

UK consumers will pay more for water thanks to climate change

That’s according to the country’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME), which suggests that as the UK’s summers become longer and hotter, the cost of managing and treating water supplies will increase.

American Water raises 10% more for water and sanitation in developing countries

US utility American Water and its employees raised more than $272,000 to improve consumer access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in developing countries. American Water is donating the money through non-profit organisation...
west bangal

$245 million ADB funding to improve access to water in West Bengal

The Asian Development Bank has approved $245 million in funding to improve access to safe, sustainable and reliable water in West Bangal state. The fund will be combined with $2 million grant from the Japan...
smart water

Thames Water innovates leak identification measures

UK utility Thames Water is increasing its investment and focus on measures to reduce water leaks within the firm’s distribution network. UK’s largest water company has launched an initiative that includes using aerial solutions to...
SJW Group

Cape Town: Growthpoint takes property off-grid using underground spring

Despite Cape Town recording a significant increase in dam water levels owing to recent rainfall, efforts to avoid straining supply from the main grid continue. As of 19 July 2018, Cape Town’s overall water dam...
energy transition

New report highlights 2018 trends in global water market

The global water market will generate up to $695.9 billion in 2018 according to a recent study by Frost & Sullivan. The municipal segment is set to grow at a rate of 6.4%, while the...