Together with the Asia-Pacific Center for Water Security (APCWS) at Tsinghua University, we are exploring development of more robust water security indicators that can operate at multiple spatial scales and inform resource management decision-making.
Our collaboration with the Asian University for Women, based in Bangladesh, will see IWSN researchers deliver online lectures for students on the Water Management course. We are also developing collaborative research on water and sanitation issues affecting refugees and displaced persons.
Aston University is leading on various aspects of civil and environmental engineering including sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and wastewater systems.
Bristol Water works with IWSN researchers on the UWE Student Village project, investigating urban domestic water consumption and behaviour change. Bristol Water has also provided placement opportunities for MSc students from UWE Bristol.
This collaboration with CSES at USTB focuses on exploration of sustainable urban sanitation solutions combining appropriate technologies with social and institutional capacity-building. Current geographical areas of particular focus include China, Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
We are working with Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), based in New Delhi, on promoting water-sensitive design and planning. We are collaborating through staff/student exchange, online training courses, and summer schools for capacity building.
The Centro de Competencias del Agua (CCA) is a multidisciplinary centre that carries out applied research in the field of integrated water resources management and capacity building of institutions with relevance to the water sector. It collaborates with the University of Arizona on water security issues in Andean transboundary basins through the Agua-Andes program and is implementing the first MBA program in Integrated Water Management in Peru, which counts on the participation of the IWSN network.
In collaboration with the University of Arizona Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, researchers at El Colegio de Sonora in Hermosillo, Mexico, are addressing some of the challenges of water security in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and in the Sonora and Yaqui Rivers in northern Mexico.
The team at CONICET are working on the research project: ‘Water security and governance in a transnational Andean scenario: Analysis of the role of hydroclimatic information on water management in Chile and Argentina.’
We have worked with the Institute of Environment and Water Management (IEWM) in Kenya to offer placements to UWE undergraduates who are interested in conducting water research overseas.
The Institute for Natural Resources (INR) is supporting IWSN efforts to improve water quality security in the uMngeni River Basin through applied research, direct operational and policy support, and advocacy.
We have worked with the Joint Effort to Save the Environment (JESE) in Uganda to offer placements to UWE undergraduates who are interested in conducting water research overseas.
We have worked with the National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) in Uganda to offer placements to UWE undergraduates who are interested in conducting water research overseas.
The team at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile are working on the research project: ‘Water security and governance in a transnational Andean scenario: Analysis of the role of hydroclimatic information on water management in Chile and Argentina.’
RMI empower small-scale farmers with a vision of business and develop skills that enable them to engage in sustainable farming operations. IWSN researcher Alan Terry has been working on RMI on issues around farming and water. They have also hosted students as part of the UWE Global Water Security Programme.
Our collaboration with United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) focuses on research and teaching related to water resources for urbanisation in arid regions, groundwater management and climate change impacts on water resources management.
WaterHarvest (formerly Wells for India) is a not-for-profit organisation that has provided grant funding and technical support for water-based rural development projects in India since 1987. IWSN researcher Mark Everard is an ambassador for WaterHarvest and is working with them on several projects, including a handbook on ‘wise water solutions in Rajasthan’.