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A globally applicable framework for water stewardship

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  • South Australia's Renmark Irrigation Trust becomes the world's first agricultural site to be gold certified and the first collective group of irrigators to be certified.

  • Landmark development by a Chinese municipal authority offering incentive payments to local business sites that achieve certification against the AWS Standard. 

  • AWS Asia Pacific are proud to announce the first AWS Water Stewardship Forum in Indonesia. Taking place at the Salak Tower Hotel in Bogor, West-Java Indonesia the forum will be followed by training in the AWS Standard.

  • With the rapidly escalating growth of AWS water stewardship we urgently require additional staff in the international team to support with the monitoring and evaluation of  impacts and with facilitating participation in the AWS System.

A global standard

The AWS Standard is a globally-applicable framework for major water users to understand their water use and impacts, and to work collaboratively and transparently for sustainable water management within a catchment context.
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Sustainable

Environmentally sustainable water use maintains or improves biodiversity, ecological and hydrological processes at the catchment level.

Economically

Beneficial

Economically beneficial water use contributes to long-term sustainable economic growth and development and poverty alleviation for water users, local communities and society at large

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