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Water Research Institute

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

The Llyn Brianne Observatory in Wales is one of the longest-running catchment projects in the world.

Latest news

UN Global Compact Network UK Measuring Up 2.0

New report highlights the UK’s current performance against the UN Sustainable Development Goals

28 September 2022

The report, Measuring Up 2.0, comes from the UN Global Compact Network UK, a network of over 850 organisations dedicated to driving sustainable growth through responsible business practices including the Sustainable Development Goals.

Scientists pour cold water on claims British rivers are ‘cleanest since Industrial Revolution’

11 July 2022

Water quality still ‘unacceptably poor’ in many Welsh – and UK rivers – research shows

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and Cardiff University forge partnership

6 July 2022

Strategic alliance for collaboration and research

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

Contact our team to find out more about the Institute and how you can work with us.

We believe that early-career researchers are key to triggering an interdisciplinary community. Our early-career group includes MSc and PhD students, and postdoctoral researchers from different disciplines across Cardiff University.