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World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022

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    17th Sep, 2022


India has launched a Joint Whitepaper on 'Urban Wastewater Scenario in India', with Denmark at World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022 in Copenhagen. 


  • The Whitepaper aims to holistic capture of the current status of wastewater treatment in India.
  • It aims to create potential pathways for future treatment structures, co-creation, and collaborations.
  • The Whitepaper is a result of the Indo-Danish Bilateral Green Strategic Partnership, which focuses on green hydrogen, renewable energy, and wastewater management.

India’s Commitment

  • India has committed an investment of more than 140 billion dollars by 2024 in the water sector.
  • The Jal Shakti Minister said that in the ‘Urban Wastewater Scenario in India’ with the help of a community-centric approach, at least 10 percent of the funds are contributed by the community in every program ensuring community ownership and participation.

About IWA World Water Congress 2022

  • The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is the global event for water professionals covering the full water cycle. 
    • The Congress is by nature a global forum for discussion.
  • IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2022 was held in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is convened by the International Water Association.
  • IWA World Water Congress will report on the water sector progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • With an emphasis on SDG6, dedicated to water and sanitation, the Congress will also highlight and assess the interwoven relation of water with all 17 Global Goals.
  • Participations: The World Water Congress & Exhibition is designed to bring together water professionals and also engage the water-consuming industry, agriculture, architects and urban planners, hydrologists and soil and groundwater experts, social sciences, etc.
  • Over 10,000 leading water professionals and companies participated in the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2022.
  • During 6 days, thought-leaders, decision makers, leading researchers and business representatives from within and outside the water sector will focus on water solutions to shape our water future.

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