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Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC@Bath)

WIRC provides a unique environment to engage globally in research and policy on water technologies and resource management.

Our centre

Find information about our eight research themes.

Learn more and get involved

Learn more about our team, opportunities for study and getting involved in our monthly communications.


Read the latest water-related news from the Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC@Bath).

GW4 WSA Annual Conference

1st Day WSA conference

The conference featured high profile speakers Kala Vairavamoorthy of the IWA, Steve Kaye of UK WIR, and John Pomeroy of GWF from Canada.

Case studies

There are a variety of exciting water-related projects happening within the Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC@Bath).


Read our publications that highlight the life-changing research carried out at Bath.

Upcoming events

We organise water-related events regularly on campus. All of our events are free and open to all.

WIRC Water Colloquium 10/12/2020

10 Dec 2020 1.15pm Online

WIRC showcases the research of CSCT doctoral student Liana Zoumpouli, and former WISE CDT student Dr Paul Bayle.

Video library

Watch recordings of our past events here.


The Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC@Bath) is a silver member of Watershare and a member of SWIG.

About us

The centre comprises multidisciplinary research teams, with wide expertise in the natural sciences and engineering, as well as in social, economics and political sciences, in policy, and in business management.

Contact us

Get in touch if you want to discuss water research.