Water Lilies

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.

IUKWC News

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 PM IST / 10:30-12:30 BST
As part of a current Senior Researcher Exchange, Prof Ian Holman and Prof Rajendra Singh are hosting this topical webinar. Click to see details on joining the webinar
The IUKWC workshop at the University of Warwick, having been delayed by a day due to unforeseen flight delays from India, had to be squeezed into two days to make up for the lost time. This, however, did not dampen the value and depth of discussions, nor the level of engagement and networking between the delegates.
New IUKWC activity reports are now available to view. Our short Activity Reports outline the science focus, programme development and participation in each activity.

Community News

Oxford-led review shows rapid urbanisation increasing pressure on rural water supplies globally
An international team of researchers has carried out the first systematic global review of water reallocation from rural to urban regions – the practice of transferring water from rural areas to cities to meet demand from growing urban populations. They found that 69 cities with a population of 383 million people receive approximately 16 billion cubic meters of reallocated water per year – almost the annual flow of the Colorado River.