Top 4 in the UK for research excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

The Department hosts the UK’s largest urban water research group, bringing together people from different disciplines to advance engineering and scientific knowledge across all aspects of water engineering and management.

Research Sub-disciplines

Our activities span a range of fundamental, experimental and applied research, including many aspects of understanding and modelling hydraulics and hydrological processes, hydrogeology, drainage and flood risk management, potable water distribution infrastructure, environmental fluid mechanics, surface mixing processes and sediment transport.


Research Projects

Our research builds upon a culture of nurturing and addressing industry needs in collaboration with a range of stakeholders to provide innovative solutions to challenging problems.

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