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Water Research Institute

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

Integrating sensors, data platforms, models and end users to improve how we manage water resources.

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World Water Day 2021: Recognising the value of water for people and ecosystems

22 March 2021

This year’s World Water Day, our affiliated researchers tell us more about the way they value water, personally and in their research, and the importance of preserving this precious resource.


Informing the UK Parliament on the state of rivers

15 March 2021

Prof Steve Ormerod acted as lead witness for the UK Parliament Environmental Audit Committee's inquiry on river water quality.


PhD Insights: Monitoring the behaviour and hydrodynamics of fish at migration barriers

8 March 2021

PhD student Guglielmo Sonnino-Sorisio monitors fish behaviour and hydrodynamics at migratory barriers to restore river connectivity.

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Our mission is to foster interdisciplinary research and the next generation of water researchers.

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

Our early career researchers are leading the Refill Cardiff campaign.