New directory to promote UK’s water resilience capabilities worldwide

The UK Water Partnership (UKWP) is producing a new directory (link) to support the Department for International Trade (DIT) promote British expertise. The first of its kind, the ‘UK Water Capabilities Directory’ will be used to link British companies to international business leads, helping the UK’s water sector to go from strength-to-strength. From today, organisations […]

Water Sector Membership Organisations to Work Closer Together

Eight water sector membership organisations have agreed to work more closely together and collaborate around specific water-related challenges facing the UK. The agreement followed a survey sent to membership organisations active in the UK water sector which asked each organisation if there was any overlap or gaps between organisations, and whether the way membership organisations […]

New White Paper closes the loop on the circular water economy

The UK Water Partnership recently hosted a double-bill of circular economy events. The two sessions were based around a new Water and Circular Economy White Paper, which was developed in conjunction with CE100, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Antea Group. It explores the relationship between the circular economy and sustainable water management (SWM), establishing a […]

Is the UK water industry prepared to tackle the challenges of the future?

Mott MacDonald’s Ghalia Albarazi, Cristina Negut and Andrew Shimmin explain how the Linking Innovation to Societal Needs project is helping to develop route maps to address some of the industry’s ‘Big Questions’ In 2017, the UK Partnership commissioned Mott MacDonald to undertake the Linking Innovation to Societal Needs (LITSoN) project. UKWP’s vision is ‘safeguarding our […]

Wet Networks – Leakanomics

On Wednesday 17 July, Arup’s Fitzroy Street offices in London played host to the latest “Wet Networks” evening innovation and networking event supported by the Future Water Association, British Water, Water Industry Forum and the UK Water Partnership. Each of the Wet Networks events carries a theme – and the hot topic for the latest gathering was ‘Leakanomics’ – discussing […]

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 […]

UK Water Capability Showcase

The Department for International Trade (DIT) recently hosted a ‘UK Water Capability Showcase’ event in London, at which the UK Water Partnership, UK Flood Partnership and British Water all came together along with British consultants and contractors to showcase the best of what the UK has to offer in water. DIT has overall responsibility for […]

World Water-Tech Innovation Summit

The UK Water Partnership attended the highly renowned World Water-Tech Innovation Summit in central London last week. The summit convened utility companies, start-ups, tech giants and water leaders from across the globe to showcase best-in-class innovation and find sustainable solutions to today’s challenges of digitisation, security, energy recovery and new water resources. Our Chairman, the […]