NEWS and developments from UKWIR

We regularly publish News Articles on our website to inform our members and the general public of developments within the organisation.

News Articles

Latest UKWIR projects available for expression of interest

Expressions of interest (EOI) are being sought by UKWIR for expert partners ready to carry out targeted research projects to tackle the biggest issues facing the water sector.

Published On 05/03/2024

New standards for nickel plated water fittings

The project aimed to develop new testing methodologies for chrome and nickel-plated water fittings to ensure they meet regulatory requirements and minimise the risk of nickel exposure to consumers.

Published On 18/02/2024

Enhancing equality, diversity & inclusion in the water sector

While some progress has already been made, there is a need for greater diversity within the UK and Irish water industries to ensure the workforce across the sector is representative of the communities they serve. UKWIR wants to help accelerate progress in creating a more diverse and inclusive water industry.

Published On 16/02/2024

UKWIR announce... NEW research strategy

We are proud to announce the direction of our research projects from now to 2050.

Published On 15/02/2024

Progressive partnerships will refresh water sector narrative

The need for a radical rethink of how the water sector communicates, internally, and with the media and the public, was a key theme of the UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR)’s fourth annual conference, which took place in London on 30 November 2023.

Published On 21/12/2023

Quantifying, managing and communicating the differences in storm overflow spill data between EDM outputs and hydraulic model predictions

The project aims to analyse and address the discrepancies in storm overflow spill data between event duration monitor (EDM) outputs and hydraulic model predictions.

Published On 14/11/2023