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Guppyfish

The impact of water flow conditions on the transmission of parasites in freshwater organisms

13 March 2019

Research shows that parasite transmission is greatest amongst fish in interrupted water flow.

Riverbed

Water Research Institute launches its first MOOC

24 January 2019

The 'Challenge of Global Water Security' open online course available soon

Groundwater

Warning for world’s groundwater reserves

21 January 2019

Research reveals over half of the world’s groundwater flows could take over 100 years to respond fully to climate change

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Got the bottle? Cardiff has!

28 November 2018

Cardiff University champions free tap water scheme to tackle plastic bottle pollution

Rain

Working with CUROP students on climate change and extreme rainfalls

25 October 2018

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Water Research Institute collaborated on climate change and extreme rainfalls with this year's CUROP students.

River Wye

Plastics found in fifty percent of freshwater insects

27 September 2018

New research shows that microplastics are being overlooked in river ecosystems where they contaminate insects and pose risk to other wildlife

water

Water security crisis requires ‘urgent action’

28 June 2018

Major forum to address ‘biggest danger facing the world over next decade’

 Murrumbidgee River

The dos and don'ts of hydroclimate metric use

22 May 2018

Evaluating the scientific validity of qualitative metrics used in climate change impact research.

Riparian zones

When to trust your bank manager: riparian zones to protect and restore rivers

8 May 2018

Safeguarding the banks and margins of streams and rivers has a key role in ensuring aspects of river health.

Net spinning

30 year river study finds overlooked extinction effect

30 April 2018

One of the longest river studies in the world has discovered that an important part of the planet’s extinction crisis may have gone unnoticed