Water is both a vital resource and a major environmental hazard.
More than 1.2 billion people lack access to clean, safe drinking water while every year 100 million are affected by floods and droughts.
Researchers at the Cabot Institute are making a difference by improving flood hazard modelling and loss forecasting, and developing a simple water test to show water contamination. See the case studies below for more information.
Multidisciplinary research across the University of Bristol is focused on reducing:
Bristol's Water Initiative is a research group that brings together researchers from a variety of backgrounds to try to address a variety of water-related issues and the disproportionate access to global water resources.
You can do an MSc in Water and Environmental Management here at the University of Bristol.