UK water firm makes strides in Ukraine
B & V Water Treatment has agreed a deal with a Ukrainian company to supply chemicals and technical expertise.
UN wades into water row
The UN has called on Central Asian leaders to co-operate to help protect dwindling water resources in the area.
Aral Sea Project I reaching completion
Images of fishing boats stranded on the desertified, salt-encrusted bed of what was formerly the Aral Sea, the world's fourth largest inland lake, caused widespread shock when they came to public attention in 1997. Michael Haigh, divisional director in Mott MacDonald's Water and Environmental Management division, reports exclusively for World Water on the first phase of the Aral Sea Basin Project, which is designed to secure the existence of the North Aral Sea, sustain and increase agriculture and fishing, and improve human health.