‘Water is at the core of sustainable development and is critical for socio-economic development, healthy ecosystems and for human survival itself.’ (UN Water)
With 200+ academics across four leading UK research institutions, the GW4 Water Security Alliance (WSA) is the largest UK water research consortium – and one of the largest worldwide. It brings together academics and stakeholders with a common vision of addressing the impact of global change on water to benefit people and ecosystems.
The Alliance is a platform for:
- Increasing cross-institutional working;
- Sharing state-of-the-art infrastructure, facilities, equipment and training resources;
- Forging long-term collaborative relationships across multiple sectors and industries;
- Fostering multidisciplinary water research excellence to increase international recognition and impact.