Sheffield Water Centre

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An interdisciplinary water research centre, dedicated to continuing the University of Sheffield's highly collaborative and innovative approach to solving major challenges in the water sector.

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Welcome to Sheffield Water Centre

Around the world, water resources are already under pressure. Innovative approaches are needed to manage the challenges of ageing infrastrucure, climate change, increasing population and increasingly demanding customers. The water sector must also manage sustainability challenges such as rising resource costs, attracting investment and skills shortages.

Promoting responsible use of water in food supply chains

This upcoming Grantham Centre public seminar (11th May) will explore the implications of ‘the water we eat’ for people and environments, and promote a critical discussion of the concepts and approaches that have emerged to tackle these issues.

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TWENTY65 conference - 'Bringing the water sector together'

A unique opportunity for researchers, practitioners, water companies, technology developers, policy makers and regulators to network and learn together to help pave the way for a future that delivers sustainable clean water for all.

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Credibility: Water research groups

Discover our world class research expertise, from the long established Pennine water Group to more recently formed groups tackling carbon footprints and supply chain management.

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Capability: Water research projects

Explore our capabilities in leveraging funding to deliver fundamental science through to successfully applied research in every day use.

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Capability: Facilities

Our large-scale water engineering facilities exceed £3m in value, providing access to independent testing, validation and demonstration services. Internationally unique they have real-time monitoring, temperature and computer control, and access some of the most powerful microscopes in the world.

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Our infrastructure expertise
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