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

A one-day workshop on “Exploring How to Ensure Hydrological Model Results are 'Fit for Purpose’”, was organised on 22nd May, 2019 at the Agricultural & Food Engineering Department of the IIT Kharagpur, India.
The India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC) convened the latest in its series of Scientific Workshops in Mysuru between 25th and 28th June 2019.

The IUKWC Workshop was held at the JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (JSSAHER), Mysuru, India, and concluded on the 28th of June, 2019. It was led by Dr Shivaraju H Puttaiah, JSSAHER, and Dr David Jenkins, University of Plymouth.

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.