More than 1.2 billion people currently lack access to safe freshwater, whilst floods and droughts are affecting over 100 million people every year. Bristol's Water Initiative is a truly interdisciplinary research group that brings together researchers from a variety of backgrounds in an attempt to address a variety of water-related issues and the disproportionate access to global water resources. Find out more >>
Who we are
The Water Initiative brings together over 30 academic staff from 6 different faculties within the University who all have research interests significantly focused on water. Find out more >>
The Water Initiative is now part of the Cabot Institute; Bristol University's new interdisciplinary research institute in environmental change and uncertainty. Please see related news stories on the Cabot website.