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 by Peter Drake of UK Water Industry Forum has been developing a specification for a capability directory and leading discussions with trade associations and others.
WRc has developed a pilot register of demonstration sites and testing facilities funded by NERC. This will be developed further in association with the Scottish Government