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The second India-UK Water Centre User Engagement Event (UEI), focussing on the management and supply of water resources in Central India was held in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh between the 28th February and 2nd March 2019.

Open call for the 2019 workshop Safe and Sustainable Technologies and Strategies for Integrated Freshwater Resource Management’ in Mysuru, India from 25th to 28th June has been extended to 10th February.

Call now closed

The India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC) launched its first set of Grassroots Field Exposure Sessions in West Bengal on 10th December 2018 to understand the pressures on the water resource in some of the state’s rural and urban environments. The two events were spread over six days and involved visits to North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and Kolkata Municipal areas. The joint Indian and UK scientific teams spent time in Gosaba and Sandeshkhali blocks and at various sites in and around Kolkata including the Ganga Ghat, local industrial water users and East Kolkata Wetlands.

An India-UK Water Centre grassroots event 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.

An India-UK Water Centre grassroots event on Managing and monitoring agricultural water demand was held in Sundarban, India on 10th to 12th December 2018