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UK Water Partnership’s Food, farming and water event highlights need for a collaborative approach

A lively video featuring a Suffolk farmer experiencing water stress , Sainsbury’s Director of Brand Judith Batchelar discussing water usage in Kenyan bean production, and a catchment liaison officer from Scottish Water working with farmers on water quality issues, kicked off the highly successful UK Water Partnership’s ‘Sustainable Food, Farming and Water’ workshop on 10 […]

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Lord Maude endorses the UK Water Partnership

Speaking at the World Water-Tech Investment Summit in London on Tuesday 23rd February 2016, Lord Maude, Minister of State for Trade & Investment said, “Last year the UK Water Partnership was launched to bring together expertise across industry, policy makers and the research community. The Partnership will enable the UK to respond more effectively to […]

Delegates on the UK-India water security exchange visit outside CEH's Wallingford headquarters

Photo Credit: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

India-UK Water Security Exchange delivers increased co-operation and new partnership opportunities for the UK water industry

A week-long visit to the UK by an Indian delegation of senior civil servants and research leaders with responsibility for the water sector has achieved its objective to develop knowledge-sharing links with key UK policymakers, regulators, researchers and water industry specialists. A top priority for India is to harness international capabilities across water science, management […]


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Case study: biobed reduce on-farm pesticide pollution

Guest post by Dr Richard Cooper, University of East Anglia   A two year research program (2013–2015) by UEA academics, in partnership with the Environment Agency, farm managers and precision farming experts Farm Systems & Environment, found that a lined compost-straw-topsoil biobed reduced total pesticide concentrations in waste machinery washings by over 90%, thus minimising both surface water […]

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Urban Simulators for Water

Guest post by Kevin Smith, Science and Technology Facilities Council   Climate change, population growth and rising customer expectations present significant risks and challenges to our water systems. In the developing world water security is a major risk in terms of development impact and is integral to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. There are many […]


Blog: Droughts & Floods

Towards a More Holistic Approach. Guest post by Jim Wharfe, UK Water