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IUKWC Webinar Series 2020: check out the newly added set of talks!


IUKWC is hosting a brand new series of webinars, brought to you by members of our Open Network of water scientists. Each webinar will be approximately 1 hour in length and will focus on a range of topics.

Upcoming talks

Thursday 9th July 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) - Understanding River System and Pollution Management: A case study of Water Quality of the Ganga River around Patna due to Lockdown, a natural remedy?; presented by Prof. Ramkar Jha, National Institute of Technology Patna, India. Click here for more details.

Thursday 23rd July 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) -Informing catchment management decisions based on ecosystem services modelling in the Himalayas presented by Dr Andrea Momblanch, Cranfield Water Science Institute, Cranfield University, UK and Dr Sumit Sen, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. Click here for more details.

Thursday 6th August 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) -Sustainable provision and access to drinking and irrigation water in rural communities, even during times of pandemic – such as with Covid-19, and the effect of lockdown presented by Dr David Jenkins, University of Plymouth and Dr. Shivaraju Puttaiah, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (JSSAHER). Click here for more details.

Safe and Sustainable Technologies and Strategies for Integrated Freshwater Resource Management: State of Art Approaches

New IUKWC Water Brief and report are now available from the Scientific Workshop held at JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (JSSAHER), Mysuru from the 25th to the 28th of June, 2019, convened by the IUKWC and led by Dr. Shivaraju H Puttaiah, JSSAHER, and Dr D L Jenkins, University of Plymouth.

Researcher Exchange Report: Post facto assessment of dams in Maharashtra, India in collaboration with FutureDams Consortium UK

This report represents an overview of the activities and conclusions of a Junior Researcher Exchange undertaken at University of Manchester, UK (07-19 May 2019) and UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, UK (20-26 May 2019).
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Sharing Your Research – A call to IUKWC members to lead a webinar


The IUKWC is calling on its members to submit proposals to lead webinars to showcase the breadth of high quality water research/practice that has been or is being conducted, and the impacts being realised through Indo-UK collaborations.  We would also like to invite proposals from members in either country who have high quality and high value research/practice that may not have been done through an Indo-UK collaboration, but that has been conducted either in the UK or India and that can be applied to the other country.

For more information please click here.

Integrating remotely sensed observations of surface water storage with climate forecast for freshwater management


Following his Senior Researcher Exchange at Dr Harjinder Sembhi’s lab at University of Leicester, UK, Dr Vimal Mishra has produced an overview report of his experience.

The Exchange focussed largely on developing a methodology to estimate freshwater storage of lakes in India using the Multi Spectral Instrument (MSI) on European Space Agency’s Sentinel 2 mission.

IUKWC User Engagement Initiative 2020 : Opportunity to participate (limited seats) (CALL NOW CLOSED)



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.

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