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The UK Water Partnership Takes Half Day Slot at World WaterTech 2017

The UK Water Partnership worked with Rethink Events to provide the content for the second morning of the 2017 World WaterTech Conference held in London on the 21st and 22nd February. UKWP Chairman, The Rt Hon Richard Benyon MP, kicked off the second day of the conference with a Keynote Address entitled “Gearing Up for […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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