News and current activities from the India-UK Water Centre. Sign-up to the Open Network to receive news updates via our newsletter.


The coastal region of Sundarbans is fertile, but highly vulnerable to natural and human-made hazards (IPCC, 2007). Over the past century, cyclones, sea level rise, increased salinity, reduced freshwater supply, embankment deterioration, to name a few, have taken their toll on human life and property, and for this reason, Sundarbans is considered to be one of the most hazardous areas of the Indian subcontinent (IPCC, 2007).
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.

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