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World Water-Tech Innovation Summit

Accelerating collaboration and commercialisation for climate resilient water management  The 2017 World Water-Tech Innovation Summit focuses on accelerating the adoption of commercially viable technologies to build resilience and meet the demand for sustainable water supply. It is a truly international event focusing on current and emerging markets and will be held in partnership with the […]

Which Way Water? – 12 October 2016

The UK Water Partnership hosted a workshop evening colloquium on 12 October 2016, bringing together the three sub-groups; Commercialisation and Economic Growth, Development and Implementation, and Research and Innovation. The day consisted of numerous themed break out sessions including presentations and open forum discussions. This was followed by an evening session at Defra where guest […]

HR Wallingford Fast Flow Facility

UK Water Partnership launches facilities register to accelerate innovation

The UK Water Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of a new publicly available and searchable register of testing and demonstration facilities, which will benefit water technology developers and researchers. The Tapping the Potential report identified a clear need for researchers and developers to test new water technologies and processes in facilities that represent […]

GUEST BLOG

Case study: biobed reduce on-farm pesticide pollution

Guest post by Dr Richard Cooper, University of East Anglia   A two year research program (2013–2015) by UEA academics, in partnership with the Environment Agency, farm managers and precision farming experts Farm Systems & Environment, found that a lined compost-straw-topsoil biobed reduced total pesticide concentrations in waste machinery washings by over 90%, thus minimising both surface water […]

Urban Simulators for Water

Guest post by Kevin Smith, Science and Technology Facilities Council   Climate change, population growth and rising customer expectations present significant risks and challenges to our water systems. In the developing world water security is a major risk in terms of development impact and is integral to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. There are many […]

Blog: Droughts & Floods

Towards a More Holistic Approach. Guest post by Jim Wharfe, UK Water

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