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Water Research Institute

Addressing the grand challenge of sustaining water for people and ecosystems in a changing world.

Training a new generation of leaders to transform how we manage aquatic environmental health via Real-Time Digital Water-Based Systems.

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Dirty sea water

Spilling the dirt on Combined Sewer Overflows

19 February 2024

Researchers provide answers to addressing the challenges of Combined Sewer Overflows for cleaner waters in the UK

Satellite image of Mbale region in Uganda during the flood of 2022.

Extreme fluctuations between drought and flooding are devastating communities at greatest risk of climate change impacts, new research reveals

14 November 2023

Researchers examined frequency and magnitude of flooding and drought hazards in six countries over four decades

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Warmer, wetter winters bring risks to river insects

7 November 2023

The impacts of climatic fluctuations over the Atlantic ocean are being felt by Welsh stream insects

Through interdisciplinary research, we provide innovative solutions to the challenges of water use and management.

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Our long-term research in the Wye and Usk delivers evidence for the management of freshwaters as well as wider advances in whole systems knowledge.