Helping to secure our water cycle today and tomorrow by enabling research and innovation by connecting people.

Our team occasionally write articles that are intended to invite the involvement and contribution of the people and organisations the topics affect.  You can join the debate and comment by logging in with your account and sharing your thoughts.

Opening access to our reports

On behalf of our members, we oversee the delivery, from concept, through research to peer-review and publication, of high-quality reports on varied topics every year – and have done so since UK...

Mon, 28 Feb 2022, 12:17 PM


MOVING FROM ACADEMIA TO THE WATER INDUSTRY AND WORKING AT THE INTERFACE What is your training/career background? Hi, my name is Imad Ahmed and I’ve just joined UKWIR as Head of Fundraising afte...

Mon, 01 Nov 2021, 04:20 PM

Our first step towards a centre of excellence

At the risk of making too obvious a pun, I’m delighted that Spring has sprung. Carly, Shaunna and everyone else involved have done a fantastic job in turning an idea in a strategy into somethi...

Wed, 29 Sep 2021, 09:50 AM

Looking towards a more collaborative future

Our recent inaugural UKWIR annual conference was a chance to bring together different stakeholders from the water sector and hear from water companies, academics, the supply chain, government, regula...

Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 03:05 PM

Steve Kaye, CEO of UKWIR gives his perspective on the opportunities associated with the new Water Innovation Strategy.

The challenge laid down by Ofwat to develop a strategy to guide the delivery of transformational innovation in the areas where rapid progress is most needed has been taken on with energy and enthusia...

Wed, 05 Aug 2020, 10:57 PM