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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 […]

International Conference

A task force has been set up led by Mark Smith of WRc to plan an international water conference in 2017. This activity is being led by members of the Commercialisation and Economic Growth delivery group.

Facilities and Capabilities

At present there is no single portal bringing together water expertise and capability across the private and public sector focused on global market needs. The UK Water Partnership would ultimately like to provide this, so that expertise and capabilities can be easily searched under the UK Trade and Investment categories. A cross-stakeholder task force led […]

Farming and Water: Facing the Future Together

Water and Farming

In a world where there is increasing demand for food and water, and environmental change is impacting on weather and the availability of land and water, there are significant and intensifying challenges for both the agri-food and water sectors. These include: Agriculture’s impacts on water quality – Agriculture is one of the main sources of […]

Droughts and Floods

The potential consequences of extreme weather events to society and the economy are of great concern as scientists grapple with the unpredictable nature of climate patterns and change in our environment. Recent events have demonstrated the UK’s exposure to environmental extremes with significant loss to the economy. Human activities contribute to these hydrological shifts, such […]