Brasil Oyapock River (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Bubbles (Tom Peyre Costa 2008)
Spain Cabdella (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Spain Drought (Tom Peyre Costa2010)

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XVth IWRA World Water Congress
25 - 29 May 2015
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Main theme: "Global Water, a resource for development: Opportunities, challenges and constraints"

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10 - 12 March 2015
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Theme: "Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa"

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LAST CALL : Abstracts submission deadline - XVth World Water Congress

World Water Congress Letter Call for Abstract thumbnailLast call : deadline for abstracts submission has been extended to 31st of October 2014!

Visit the Congress website at in order to submit your abstract and for more information about the Congress.


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IWRA in China!

IWRA China mission Dogan AltinbilekIWRA President Prof. Dogan Altinbilek visits China.
During the visit, he met with the Chinese Minister of Water Resources, Chen Lei, and the Vice Minister of Water Resources, Jiao Yong. Meetings were also held with IWRA Past President, Prof. Jun Xia, and Prof. Li Yuanyuan, President of the Chinese Chapter of IWRA. Whilst in China, he also toured several major water projects such as the Middle Canal Project which will transport water from Yangtze river to Beijing, the ‘Two rivers and Four Lakes Water Ecological Project’, the ‘Xin’an Lingqu Canal’ in Guilin. Prof. Altinbilek also participated in a workshop on Water Infrastructure Financing.

Register to attend the XVth World Water Congress

Registrations to attend the XVth World Water Congress in Edinburgh are now open!

Water International Best Paper Awards 2013

The IWRA is pleased to announce the winners of its Water International "Best Paper" awards from 2013. The award is given for articles published in Water International that demonstrated exceptional scholarship in the water field. The 2013 awardees are:

An honourable mention is awarded to:
David B. Brooks, Julie Trottier and Laura Doliner for Changing the nature of transboundary water agreements: the Israeli-Palestinian case and to:

Consult the Water International Best Paper Awards 2013 Announcement.


Vol. 39 No.5
Water International (September 2014)

IWRA Update
IWRA Newsletter 2014 - N3 (September 2014)