The aim of the India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC) is to promote cooperation and collaboration between NERC-MoES water security research in order to establish a platform for, and legacy of, long-term partnerships and dialogue between Indian and UK water researchers, water policy-makers and water businesses.
An India-UK Water Centre workshop on Water Quality – Source Protection, focussing on Arsenic and Fluoride in groundwater together with the management of industrial pollution was held in Kolkata, West Bengal, India on 12th to 15th December 2018.
The India-UK Water Centre is convening two workshops on different, but interesting and timely themes in 2019, and is inviting applications from the diverse water sciences, engineering, management, innovation and development sectors based in India and the UK to attend.
Applicants notified of outcome : 31st January 2019;
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For more information and to apply for the workshop, please click here
Primary school students will benefit from waste water treatment and clean water at their school in India through a joint project funded by the Scottish Government. While visiting India, Deputy First Minister John Swinney welcomed the pioneering sanitation system to improve conditions for 206 pupils and 10 staff at Berambadi Primary School in Karnataka. The project is the result of collaboration between Scottish and Indian water and social scientists to deliver a low-cost wastewater treatment system for rural schools in India.
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