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

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.

The first workshop on ‘Science and Innovation for Catchment Management’ will be held over three days at the University of Warwick, UK from 8th – 10th May 2019.
Call opens : 06th December 2018;  
Deadline for submission of application webform : 16th January 2019;

Applicants notified of outcome : 31st January 2019;
For more information and to apply for the UK workshop, please click here

The second workshop on ‘Safe and Sustainable Technologies and Strategies for Integrated Freshwater Resource Management’ will be held over four days at the JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, India from 25th to 28th June, 2019.
Call opens : 06th December 2018;  
Deadline for submission of application webform : 24th January 2019;
Applicants notified of outcome : 11th February 2019;
For more information and to apply for the workshop, please click here

Community News

Clean water for Indian primary school

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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