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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.

Latest news

Increasing nutrient inputs in mangrove ecosystems risks a surge of greenhouse gas emissions

10 May 2021

New research finds a risk of rising nitrous oxide emissions from mangrove ecosystems due to increased nutrient inputs caused by environmental pollution

Ladybower reservoir

Reservoir water community monitoring project awarded Ofwat Innovation Funding

4 May 2021

Our affiliated researchers Dr Rupert Perkins and Prof Peter Kille recently won the Ofwat Innovation in Water Challenge to monitor reservoir water community using environmental DNA.

Waterbubbles

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.

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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.