UKWP Newsletter Issue 2 – June 2023

Please enjoy the second issue of the UKWP newsletter. This issue provides updates on the current workstreams and information on upcoming meetings and events. Additionally, Professor Andrew Tyler has provided a thought leadership piece on the Forth Valley Environmental Resilience Array (Forth-ERA) as an exemplar for digital water across the UK.

UK India Digital Water Collaboration

The Indian water sector is at the cusp of large-scale transformation with ongoing government programmes like Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). While the drive on infrastructure development for water and wastewater continues, there is also an accompanying focus on embracing digital solutions to enable and optimise service […]

Solutions to the Global Water Crisis Sought in Scotland

The UK Water Partnership is proud to feature an insightful thought piece by Andrew Tyler, Professor of Environmental Science and Monitoring at the University of Stirling and Scotland Hydro Nation Chair. In this piece, Professor Tyler highlights the urgent need to address the global water crisis and the role Scotland is playing in finding sustainable […]

UKWP Water First Event

A brief note summarising the UKWP Water First Autumn Event On Tuesday 15th November 2022 the UK Water Partnership hosted their annual ‘Water First’ event at HR Wallingford, themed on addressing global water challenges. The event brought together thought leaders from across government, industry, academia who presented over six thematic challenges for the water industry. […]

Water Wall in Motion

In March 2020,  Scotland’s Centre of Expertise in Waters (CREW), in partnership with SEFARI Gateway, SAGES and Scottish HEIs, opened a video competition to virtually engage Scotland’s water community and share contemporary views of the importance of water in research, management, innovation and recreation.  Videos were submitted to one of seven thematic areas and were captured online for […]

Pharmaceuticals and Water

Commissioned by the One Health Breakthrough Partnership (OHBP)  – a consortium of key regional and national stakeholders across the water, environment and healthcare sectors comprising Scottish Water, SEPA, NHS Highland, and the Environmental Research Institute-University of the Highlands and Islands – and supported by Scottish Government – the report represents the first national assessment of […]

WET Networks – Circular Water Economy

Water is a precious and finite resource, intrinsically linked with other systems such as governance, the natural system and the urban system. Water is the ultimate circular resource due to its ability to be processed relatively cheaply and used productively again and again. Circular Economy principles have undergone major developments and are being applied in […]

Equitable and Sustainable use of Groundwater

UCL are working with allied research institutions and stakeholder communities in tropical Africa and South Asia to explore pathways by which groundwater can be used not only to adapt to the amplification of floods and droughts brought about by climate change but also to help to realise by 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 6 […]