Infrastructure and Environment
We aim to deliver innovative transdisciplinary research across collaborative communities, enabling sustainability and resilience in response to demographic and climate change. Working on integrated, systems-based innovations and ensuring a range of transformative policy and practice impacts
News and Case Studies
Solving the UK’s number one water quality complaint
On average, customers report over 90 per cent satisfaction with their water supplies. Yet drinking water discolouration is the number one cause of customer complaints. Understanding the root causes of discolouration will help us to improve the quality of our water distribution networks and revolutionise the industry.
Our research centres
Integrated Civil and Infrastructure Research (ICAIR)
ICAIR is a national research facility that seeks to apply world leading research to the construction and infrastructure sectors, with the goal of delivering step changes in productivity and resilience.
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.