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.



Location: Lucknow, UP

Date of UEI: 27th - 30th April 2020

IUKWC is oranising a UEI focused on Water resources quantity, availability and its management in Uttar Pradesh in April 2020.

For more information on IUKWC UEI visit: https://iukwc.org/user-engagement-initiatives

Write to us at: info@iukwc.org

The India UK Water Centre webinar on two pump priming projects that it convened in the Indian Sundarbans, in response to the considerable water resources challenges that the people living on these islands face on a day to day basis, was successfully held on 4th February 2020.

Community News

Can nature-based solutions contribute to water security in Bhopal?

Another great output from members of the IUKWC Open Network following the GFES and UEI events which brought scientists and community members together in the Bhopal region of Madhya Pradesh.

The Long Indian Summer

India has suffered from successive droughts in recent years, placing a severe strain on water resources. Inefficient water use and climate change have led to “day zero” scenarios. Harry Dixon (IUKWC Centre Co-ordinator) contributed to the article addressing challenges, implications, and potential solutions to India’s looming water crisis. The article was published in the One Earth journal for World Water Day 2020.

To read the article please click here